Will be of interest to all those concerned with recusant history and with the development of apostolic religious life for women. THE WAY For scholars interested in more in-depth research, this collection is an excellent starting point. JOURNAL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY It is no exaggeration to describe this book as an uncut diamond. RENAISSANCE BULLETIN Kenworthy-Browne's English-language edition of works by Ward will be useful for courses and instructional segments on Reformation-era and early-modern history, women's history, church history, and English history. It deserves a place in undergraduate-level libraries as well as in many libraries serving secondary school students. CATHOLIC HISTORICAL REVIEWThis volume is another step in the wider dissemination of Mary Ward's life, vocation and work. RECUSANT HISTORY This volume is another step in the wider dissemination of Mary Ward's life, vocation and work, and a great help for English speakers. HISTORIANS OF WOMEN RELIGIOUS IN BRITAIN AND IRELANDFrom the Publisher:
Mary Ward, one of the most interesting and attractive figures in early modern history, was born in Yorkshire during a period of relentless persecution for English Catholics. At a time when strict enclosure was prescribed for religious orders of women, she felt called by God to found a new congregation, modelled on the Society of Jesus: self-governing, unenclosed, and available for apostolic work worldwide, including the support of priests on the dangerous English Mission. Whether engaged in travel by sea and long, mountainous journeys, or planning with supportive Catholic princes for the education of girls, or pleading her cause in person before popes and cardinals, Mary remained courageous and light-hearted, a woman of deep faith. But she was in advance of her time; her congregation was harshly suppressed by Papal Bull, while she herself suffered imprisonment as a heretic by the Inquisition, and remained under its perpetual surveillance. This book, published in preparation for the four-hundred year jubilee of the foundation of Mary Ward's congregation in 1609, contains the earliest biography (c. 1650) of Mary Ward and other source texts, hitherto available only in manuscripts kept in private archives. Introductions and notes have been added to set the texts in context. Christina Kenworthy-Browne, a member of Mary Ward's Congregation of Jesus, is the Archivist and Librarian at the Bar Convent, York.
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Descripción Woodbridge: Boydell Press for the Catholic Record Society, 2008. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Lower cover very slightly marked, otherwise a nice copy in dustwrapper. Mary Warde (1585-1645) set out in 1609 to found a new congregation for women based on the Society of Jesus. Rome was not hospitable to the idea. Nº de ref. de la librería 11M100108
Descripción The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2008. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Reading Copy. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. First Edition. Contains the earliest bibliography (c1650) of Mary Ward and other source textx, hitherto available only in manuscripts kept in private archives. Introductions and notes have been added to set the textx in context. Coffee stain to fore-edge which does not impede any of the text, else a clean, bright hardback in a d/w - 175 pages including indexes of people and places. Next post dispatch. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 061420
Descripción The Boydell Press For the Catholic Record Society,, Woodbridge, 2008. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. 175pp., b/w. plates. Very good, virtually as new in hardback, small crease to dustwrapper front. Nº de ref. de la librería 46100
Descripción Boydell Press., Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK., 2008. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Fine. 8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xxii - 175 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white plates and a full colour frontis piece of Mary Ward from the School of Reubens, 1621. Published by Boydell Press for the Catholic Record Society, this being volume 81 in the Records Series. Three page chronology of Mary Ward`s life, 2 and a bit page bibliography, 3 page index of people and a 2 page index of places. The book appears to have been used very little if at all. Nº de ref. de la librería 25171
Descripción Catholic Record Society, 2008. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! L. Nº de ref. de la librería 0902832247D