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Author Dunn, Mary, 1976-
Title The cruelest of all mothers : Marie de l'Incarnation, motherhood, and Christian tradition / Mary Dunn
Imprint New York : Fordham University Press, [2016]
book jacket
1 copy under consideration for Fu Ssu-Nien Library.
Edition First edition
Descript 208 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Catholic practice in North America
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Explication : representations of the abandonment in the relations, the letters, and the vie -- Explanation : contextualizing the abandonment within seventeenth-century French family life -- Explanation : the marginalization of motherhood in the Christian tradition -- Explanation : maternal hagiographies and spiritualities of abandonment in seventeenth-century France -- Motherhood refigured : Kristeva, maternal sacrifice, and the imitation of Christ
Subject Mothers and sons -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church
Abandoned children -- France -- History
Marie de l'Incarnation, mère, 1599-1672
Martin, Claude, 1619-1696
Catholic Church -- France -- History -- 17th century
France -- Church history -- 17th century
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