Madeleine Sophie Barat: A Life
Madeleine Sophie Barat: A Life   -     By: Phil Kilroy
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Paulist Press / 2000 / Hardcover

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Madeleine Sophie Barat: A Life

Paulist Press / 2000 / Hardcover

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Founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1800 and canonised in 1925, Madeleine Sophie Barat is the subject of this major biography. By removing the masks which hagiography and sainthood created around her, Phil Kilroy represents Sophie Barat as a religious leader, an educator and an individual of importance in the France of her times.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 550
Vendor: Paulist Press
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 9.51 X 6.44 X 1.42 (inches)
ISBN: 0809105268
ISBN-13: 9780809105267

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Born in France on the eve of the Revolution, Madeline Sophie Barat, canonized by the Catholic Church in 1925, was the founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1800. this first major biography of her since the late 19th century, peels away the shrouds of hagiography and sainthood and reveals the accomplishments of this esteemed educator, woman of the Church and individual in her own right.

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