By Jacqueline Pascal
This ebook provides decisions from the full of Pascal's profession as a author, together with her witty adolescent poetry and her pioneering treatise at the schooling of ladies, A Rule for Children, which drew on her stories as schoolmistress at Port-Royal. Readers also will locate Pascal's devotional treatise, which matched each one second in Christ's ardour with a corresponding advantage that his lady disciples should still domesticate; a transcript of her interrogation by means of church gurus, during which she defended the debatable theological doctrines taught at Port-Royal; a biographical cartoon of her abbess, which provided Pascal's perception of the proper nun; and a variety of letters delivering lively defenses of Pascal's correct to perform her vocation, despite patriarchal objections.
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The spiritual director of Jacqueline Pascal as a laywoman and as a nun, he became the chaplain of the convent until 1661, when he was forced to go into hiding as the anti-Jansenist persecution intensified. Throughout the “crisis of the signature,” he counseled the nuns to sign the formulary without reservation. 14. Jacqueline Arnauld, Mère Angélique (1591–1661), was appointed abbess of Port-Royal as an adolescent and began the reform of the convent in 1608. Her support for Saint-Cyran in the 1630s turned the convent into a center of Jansenism.
Paris: G. Crés, 1926. Goyet, Thérèse. ” Chroniques de PortRoyal, no. 31 (1982): 127– 36. Lagarde, François. ” Travaux-de-Litterature 2 (1989): 125 – 35. Magnard, Pierre. ” Chroniques de Port-Royal, no. 31 (1982): 137– 52. Mauriac, François. Blaise Pascal et sa soeur Jacqueline. Paris: Hachette, 1931. Mesnard, Jean. ” XVIIe Siècle 11 (1951): 69 – 92; 15 (1952): 373 – 96. ———. ” Chroniques de Port-Royal, no. 31 (1982): 11–29. N. H. Jacqueline Pascal, or A Glimpse of Convent Life at Port Royal. From the French of Victor Cousin, Prosper Faugère, Vinet, and Other Sources.
Originally published in 1845. Pascal, Blaise (1623 –1662). Oeuvres complètes avec tous les documents biographiques et critiques; les oeuvres d’Étienne, de Gilberte et de Jacqueline Pascal et celles de Marguerite Périer; la correspondance des Pascal et des Périer. , ed. Jean Mesnard. Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 1964 – 91. Pascal, Jacqueline, Gilberte Pascal Périer, , and Marguerite Périer. Lettres, opuscules et mémoires de Madame Périer et de Jacqueline, soeurs de Pascal, et de Marguerite Périer, sa nièce, publiés sur les manuscrits orginaux par M.
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