Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Fathers on the FrontierFrench Missionaries and the Roman Catholic Priesthood in the United States, 1789-1870$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Michael Pasquier

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195372335

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372335.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 23 April 2019

Missionary Revival and Transnational Catholicism

Missionary Revival and Transnational Catholicism

Chapter:
(p.89) 3 Missionary Revival and Transnational Catholicism
Source:
Fathers on the Frontier
Author(s):

Michael Pasquier (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372335.003.0003

This chapter describes how French missionary priests extended the global missionary revival of the nineteenth century to the United States. French missionary priests retained strong connections to Catholics in their homeland and exhibited a reluctance to trust the future of the Catholic Church in the United States to anyone other than European ecclesiastics. A study of the transnational epistolary and literary culture that developed between priests in America and France demonstrates the desired image of life as a missionnaire étrangère among Protestants and Native Americans, an image that only partly matched actual experiences of missionary life but that nonetheless appealed to the imaginations of young men interested in becoming missionaries.

Keywords:   French missionaries, transnational, missionary revival, priest recruitment, missionary literature, Native Americans, Protestants

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .