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The Religious Origins of the French Revolution

From Calvin to the Civil Constitution, 1560-1791

by Dale K. Van Kley

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History of religion,
  • Revolutions & coups,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • Church And Government,
  • France - History - Revolution And Napoleonic Empire (1789-1815),
  • Religion,
  • History - General History,
  • France,
  • Europe - France,
  • History,
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9570857M
    ISBN 100300080859
    ISBN 109780300080858


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Book Info The Religious Origins of the French Revolution. Book Description: Although the French Revolution is associated with efforts to dechristianize the French state and citizens, it actually had long-term religious-even Christian-origins, claims Dale Van Kley in this controversial new book.

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Looking back at the two and a half centuries that preceded the revolution, Van Kley explores the diverse, Pages:   Origins of the Revolution. The French Revolution had general causes common to all the revolutions of the West at the end of the 18th century and particular causes that explain why it was by far the most violent and the most universally significant of these revolutions.

The first of the general causes was the social structure of the West. The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history that began in and ended in the late s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte.

During this period, French citizens razed and redesigned their country’s political landscape, uprooting centuries-old institutions such as absolute monarchy and. The Religious Origins of the French Revolution: From Calvin to The Religious Origins of the French Revolution book Civil Constitution, Although the French Revolution is associated with efforts to dechristianize the French state and citizens, it actually had long-term religious—even Christian—origins, claims Dale Van Kley in this controversial new book.

The Religious Origins of the French Revolution by Dale K. Van Kley Book Resume: Although the French Revolution is associated with efforts to dechristianize the French state and citizens, it actually had long-term religious--even Christian--origins, claims Dale Van Kley in this controversial new book.

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PRAISE FOR THE BOOK: "As a synthesis both of recent work and of older studies in religious history, it is a tour de force The great contribution of this book is to the history of the French Revolution, and here the picture of events that emerges from Aston's account is in.

Dale Van Kley's new book, The Religious Origins of the French Revolution, seeks to revive a sort of Whiggish interpretation of the French Revolution as the struggle for freedom against sacral monarchy, with much of the ideological discourse of the revolutionaries deriving from little expected religious controversies-beginning with the rise and fall of Calvinism in Catholic France, continuing through the.

A fine and highly important and useful book. Strongly recommended for inclusion in all libraries, academic or public, that have any interest in either the history of the French Revolution or post-Enlightenment religion."―History: Reviews of New Books "Aston's study promises to be extremely useful for scholars of Jews in the modern by: The French Revolution (French: Révolution française [ʁevɔlysjɔ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛːz]) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies beginning in The Revolution overthrew the monarchy, established a republic, catalyzed violent periods of political turmoil, Location: Kingdom of France.

The Religious Origins of the French Revolution: From Calvin to the Civil Constitution, by Dale K. Van Kley Overview - Although the French Revolution is associated with efforts to dechristianize the French state and citizens, it actually had long-term religious--even Christian--origins, claims Dale Van Kley in this controversial new book.

Although the French Revolution is associated with efforts to dechristianize the French state and citizens, it actually had long-term religious—even Christian—origins, claims Dale Van Kley in this controversial new book.

Looking back at the two and a half centuries that preceded the revolution, Van Kley explores the diverse, often warring religious strands that influenced political events.

The French Revolution is one of the most important – perhaps still the historical event of all books have been written about it, but I loved your comment, in your presidential address to the American Historical Association that “every great interpreter of the French Revolution – and there have been many such – has found the event ultimately mystifying”.

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The French Revolution, like the religious revolutions of the sixteenth century (i.e. the Reformation), spread across borders, permeated diverse populations by harnessing the power of pseudo-religious demagoguery, and promised a future of possibilities that challenged Christian eschatology.

The Religious Origins of the French Revolution. From Calvin to the Civil Constitution, Van Kley sees also an affinity with Calvinismhence the subtitle of the book. In this "synthetic study," that patterns the works of W Doyle, K.

Baker, and R. Chartier, the author draws on a vast amount of scholarship to reconstruct the complex. First published inthis book rapidly established itself as the indispensable guide for those seeking to learn what broughgt about the French Revolution--as well as those wanting to track the many debates had by historians on this issue.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The religious origins of the French Revolution: from Calvin to the civil constitution, in SearchWorks catalog. The French Revolution, three-volume narrative history by Scottish essayist and historian Thomas Carlyle, first published in The French Revolution established Carlyle’s reputation.

Its creation was beset with difficulty; after spending months on the manuscript inCarlyle lent his only draft to philosopher John Stuart Mill, who accidentally burned it. Fight Against Power, Not Religion by Jordan Hopkins Religion and the Church are often thought to go hand in hand.

Yet, the French Revolution proved that there was an important distinction between them. Even though the French Revolution has been characterized as an attack on religion and the Church, in actuality it was only an.

The French Revolution was a watershed event for the Catholic Church, not just in France but eventually across all of Europe. By stripping the Church of all its property and political power, then attempting to dechristianize all of France, the revolutionary government severely restricted the Church's political power and severed the church from its influence on the state, even after the Catholic.

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Today, J is Bastille Day, the commemoration of the revolution that brought down France’s Ancien R é gime and led to the establishment of a new order that promised to totally refashion society.

Unlike the American Revolution, which was fought to conserve rights and maintain political order, the French Revolution destroyed the fabric of French society.

Religion played a major role in the American Revolution by offering a moral sanction for opposition to the British--an assurance to the average American that revolution was justified in the sight of God. As a recent scholar has observed, "by turning colonial resistance into a righteous cause, and by.

French Revolutionary "Freedom" On the whole, the French Revolution was hostile to Christianity and to institutions which the church had built over the centuries. The revolutionists pursued an erratic policy toward church and faith.

The French Revolution: Top 10 Probably the turning point around which modern European history revolved, The French Revolution began inchanging both France, the continent and then the world. These ten books include one of my favorite ever history books. He is the author of many books, including A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada (Eerdmans, ) and Christians in the American Revolution (Eerdmans, ).

The Revolution’s impact on the spiritual aspects of French culture was the result of a number of separate policies devised by various French governments between and the Concordat of They formed the basis of the gradual trend toward.

Thepriests on French territory in belonged to an evolving tradition of priesthood. The challenge of making sense of the Christian tradition can be formidable in any era, but this was especially true for those priests required at the very beginning of to take an oath of loyalty to the new government—and thereby accept the religious reforms promoted in a new Civil Author: Joseph F.

Byrnes. Many histories of the French Revolution, beginning with those written in the era itself, assumed, almost axiomatically, that the ideas of the philosophes had caused the “coming” of the event. 1 As social and other historians undermined that theory, intellectual historians moved in new directions, particularly toward the social history of ideas.

Most visibly, in the s, Robert Darnton Author: Jack R Censer. This phase of my career has resulted in three books and an edited book: The Jansenists and the Expulsion of the Jesuits from France (Yale, ); The Damiens Affair and the Unraveling of the Old Regime (Princeton, ); The Religious Origins of the French Revolution (Yale, ); and The French Idea of Freedom (Stanford, ).

My activity as. Exploring the historical controversy over the meaning of the French Revolution, eight of the most distinguished scholars in the field--Francois Furet, Norman Hampson, Colin Jones, Louis Bergeron, Michel Vovelle, Alan Forrest, and T.C.W.

Blanning-- present new interpretations of its major themes, focusing on the areas of intellectual, political, religious, and social development.French Jews were given full rights around by Napoleon, who was deposed and exiled in after a military defeat by almost all of Europe.

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