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

In the Footsteps of Joan

In the Footsteps of Joan

Chapter:
(p.47) In the Footsteps of Joan
Source:
The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War
Author(s):

Raymond Jonas

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520242975.003.0006

In 1916, after the tragic war at Verdun, Claire found herself engaged in a complex set of high-level negotiations, both divine and human. Claire had been called to Poitiers. For the first time in her life, she would be asked to account for herself and her visions in a rigorous and systematic way. At the same time, her mission to save France was beginning to take shape. This chapter discusses Claire's steps to becoming the next Joan of Arc. However, unlike Joan, who led armies to victory, Claire was tasked to be the messenger of God. In addition, the chapter narrates the episcopal inquiry of Claire wherein Claire like Joan of Arc was subjected to inquiry in order to determine the legitimacy of her visions.

Keywords:   Verdun, Poitiers, Joan of Arc, messenger, episcopal inquiry

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.