Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Raymond Jonas

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780520242975

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520242975.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 23 September 2021

Spiritual Patronage and a Mission to Save France

Spiritual Patronage and a Mission to Save France

Chapter:
(p.26) Spiritual Patronage and a Mission to Save France
Source:
The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War
Author(s):

Raymond Jonas

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520242975.003.0004

This chapter discusses Claire's journey to Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre and her gradual awakening to her national mission of saving France from secularization, of fighting for France's soul, and of reclaiming France's status. Under the tutelage of Bourget in Saint Laurent, Claire's visions and message took shape. She acquired an outward personality that readied her for her national mission to save France. Claire's message of saving France was nothing new, however what set her apart was that this familiar message was harnessed to her phenomenal visionary power. As a result of her status at Saint-Laurent, Claire was no longer a visionary woman but a woman with a national mission. Her stay at Saint-Laurent also catapulted her to a national figure, pointing the path to France's consecration and regeneration.

Keywords:   Saint-Laurent, France, secularization, national mission, consecration, regeneration

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.