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Joan: heroine of the Right

Joan of Arc. Her legacy has had some ups and downs, and some swings from Left to Right… The nineteenth century has been called by a German writer, “the century of the Pucelle.” It was inevitable that the restored monarchy … Continue reading

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poor joan: brand name martyr

We must remember that the tribunal which condemned Joan of Arc was a tremendously impressive array of the leading ecclesiastical talents and reputations of the time-almost a synod of the Church. One need not, therefore, be surprised that the verdict … Continue reading

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saint joan : from god’s mouth to the dauphin’s ear?

Born about 1412 to a devout peasant family, Joan was visited from childhood by her “voices.” Believing herself sent by God to drive the English from France, she set out in 1428 to gain the ear of the Dauphin. The … Continue reading

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