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The rhetoric of martyrdom in the Jesuit relations of New France, 1632-1650

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This thesis identifies in the Relations des Jésuites de la Nouvelle-France (Relations), written between 1632 and 1650, a comprehensive rhetoric of total selfoffering to Jesus Christ, a rhetoric of martyrdom, rooted in their authors' particular experience of the Christian tradition, their praying with the Spiritual Exercises (1548) of Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556), their encounters with the spirituality of the French Jesuit Louis Lallemant (1578-1635),...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Campion Hall
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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Campion Hall
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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2017-02-27

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