The British Magazine, and Monthly Register of Religious and Ecclesiastical Information, Parochial History, and Documents Respecting the State of the Poor, Progress of Education, &C., 1838, Vol. 13 (Classic Reprint)

The British Magazine, and Monthly Register of Religious and Ecclesiastical Information, Parochial History, and Documents Respecting the State of the Poor, Progress of Education, &C., 1838, Vol. 13 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The British Magazine, and Monthly Register of Religious and Ecclesiastical Information, Parochial History, and Documents Respecting the State of the Poor, Progress of Education, &C., 1838, Vol. 13 The political and literary condition of France, under the vigorous rule of Louis XIV., had no inconsiderable influence on the ecclesias tical learning of the period. That magnificent prince determined to be the king of all his subjects. He was led, alike by inclination and policy, to humble the ride of Rome, by encouraging the clergy of his dominions to exert wi boldness the privileges of the national church. The patronage he afl'orded to literature in general was not denied to learned churchmen. The example of the sovereign and his ministers communicated to the nobility and prelates of France a disposition to appreciate and reward professional merit; and, accordingly, ecclesias tical studies flourished not less than other branches of learning in the Augustan age of French literature. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 722 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 37mm | 948g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243238584
  • 9780243238583