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Author Abbott, Frank Albert, 1950- author.

Title The body or the soul? : religion and culture in a Quebec parish, St-Joseph-de-Beauce, 1736-1901 / Frank A. Abbott.

Publication Info. Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion ; 76
McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion ; 76.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Habitants and Religion in Nineteenth- Century Québec -- 2 Development and Transformation: St- Joseph- de- Beauce, 1736-1901 -- 3 Render unto God: Buildings and Belief -- 4 Ministering to a Rural Parish: The Curés of St- Joseph, 1761-1901 -- 5 "Holy Water and Candles": Catholicism in St- Joseph -- 6 Beliefs, Superstitions, and Popular Spirituality -- 7 Holy Water versus Fire Water: Habitant Sociability and the Curés -- 8 Sociability and Sexuality: "On danse pour le plaisir de danser" -- Conclusion: The Body and the Soul -- Appendix.
Summary How a Quebec community fashioned a resilient balance between freedom and faith out of their culture and their Catholicism.
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Subject Religion and sociology -- Québec (Province) -- Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce.
Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce (Québec) -- Church history.
Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce (Québec) -- Social life and customs.
Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce (Québec) -- Religious life and customs.
Church and state -- Québec (Province) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Church history.
History.
Other Form: Abbott, Frank Albert, 1950- Body or the soul?.: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2016] ©2016 McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion. Series two McGill-Queen's studies in the history of religion. Series two ; (CaOONL)20169009386 (OCoLC)939203884
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