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Traicté And 19thc Victorian Against The Équivoques Translated Latin R.p.f. Jean
1950. Rare French impression of a text first published in Latin, the author attacks the casuistry of the Jesuits. Book in its vintage binding in in-12 format, 18 unencrypted sheets containing, the epistle and the preface to the reader, 571 pages, 3 unencrypted white sheets: we will read the fascinating article by Maurice Nédoncelle, which we let us quote below. A turbulent monk: J. Barnes, forerunner of the Provincials and unhappy ecumenist. In: Revue des Sciences Religieuses, tome 24, fascicule 3-4, 1950. pp. 266-300. "With a haughty moralism and an intrepid candor to which one can only pay homage, there is no doubt repeated the proverb that Cervantes bequeathed to the English: honesty is the best policy. The author therefore attacks the casuistry of the Jesuits. "We must fight this junk," he exclaimed bluntly, from his preface. He was especially targeting Lessius of Louvain, a powerful and controversial theologian, against whom others other than the attack had led him in vain and whom Pope Urban Vin admired. Listening to Lessius, he thinks, nothing is easier than lying without offending God: it is enough to express oneself in an ambiguous manner and it is perfectly legitimate if a serious interest advises it. In Lessius he associates two other Fathers of the Company, the Spanish Valencia and especially the English Parsons, remarkable and hectic missionary who had written both on the ambiguity and on the religious question in England. In addition, Parsons regarded the Benedictines as the adversaries of his order and "did not hesitate to assault them in words devoid of all … [Click Below for Full Description]
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