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Author Marie de l'Incarnation, mère, Saint, 1599-1672.

Title From mother to son : the selected letters of Marie de l'Incarnation to Claude Martin / translated by Mary Dunn
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
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Series AAR religions in translation
AAR religion in translation.
Contents Cover; Series; From Mother to SonThe Selected Letters of Marie de l'Incarnation to Claude Martin; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Letters; Index
Summary Marie de l'Incarnation (1599 - 1672), renowned French mystic and founder of the Ursulines in Canada, abandoned her son, Claude Martin, when he was a mere eleven years old to dedicate herself completely to a consecrated religious life. In 1639, Marie migrated to the struggling French colony at Quebec to found the first Ursuline convent in the New World. Over the course of the next thirty-one years, the relationship between Marie and Claude would take shape by means of a trans-Atlantic correspondence in which mother and son shared advice and counsel, concerns and anxieties, and joys and frustrat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Marie de l'Incarnation, mère, Saint, 1599-1672. -- Correspondence.
Martin, Claude, 1619-1696. -- Correspondence.
Mothers and sons -- Correspondence.
Mysticism -- Catholic Church.
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.
Genre/Form Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Dunn, Mary, translator
Martin, Claude, 1619-1696.
ISBN 0199386587 (electronic bk.)
9780199386581 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Correspondence. Selections. English