Joan of Arc and Spirituality (The New Middle Ages)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Release Date: Jan 29, 2004
Pages: 308 pages
Dimensions: 0.75 x 8.50 x 5.50 inches
Joan of Arc is an unusual saint. Canonized in 1920 as a virgin, she died in 1431 as a condemned heretic. Uneducated, militant, and youthful, she obeyed 'Voices' that counselled her to pursue an unprecedented vocation. The various trial records provide a wealth of evidence about how Joan and others understood her spiritual life. This collection explores multiple facets of Joan's prayerful life. Two-thirds of the essays focus on Joan in her own time; the later chapters study Joan's formative influence upon modern women. Taken together, these essays offer new perspectives on the heroism of Joan's original way of sanctity.
Bonnie Wheeler, A. Astell, Hardcover 2004 edition, ISBN 10: 1403962227, ISBN 13: 9781403962225