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Soldiers of God in a Secular World

Catholic Theology and Twentieth-Century French Politics

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674980105

Publication Date: 11/23/2021


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 photos, 1 map


  • Introduction
  • I. Separation (1880–1939)
    • 1. Exile Catholicism
    • 2. From Royalism to the Mystical Body of Christ
  • II. Resistance (1940–1944)
    • 3. Fighting Nazism with the “Weapons of the Spirit”
    • 4. The Theoretical Foundations of the Spiritual Resistance
  • III. Renewal (1945–1965)
    • 5. The Postwar Catholic Engagement with the Left
    • 6. The Drama of Atheist Humanism and the Politics of History
    • 7. The Death and Resurrection of the Nouvelle Théologie
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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