Unnatural Frenchmen Hardback
The Politics of Priestly Celibacy and Marriage, 1720-1815
by E. Claire Cage;
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Drawing on a wide base of printed and archival material, including thousands of letters that married priests wrote to the pope, historian Claire Cage highlights individual as well as ideological struggles. Unnatural Frenchmen provides important insights into how conflicts over priestly celibacy and marriage have shaped the relationship between sexuality, religion, and politics from the age of Enlightenment to today, while simultaneously revealing the story of priestly marriage to be an inherently personal and deeply human one.
Unnatural Frenchmen by E. Claire Cage was published by University of Virginia Press in July 2015. The ISBN for Unnatural Frenchmen is 9780813937120.
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Details for Unnatural Frenchmen
|Page last updated||30th August 2016|
|Author / Artist||E. Claire Cage|
|Publisher||University of Virginia Press (July 2015)|
|Number of Pages||240|