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by Jean-Pierre Camus
The Spirit of St. Francis de Sales
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Jean-Pierre Camus is a French writer and theologian whose novels enjoyed great success in the 17th century. Known for his criticism of the mendicant orders, he considered their members to be loafers. Sympathized with the Jesuits. In total, this highly prolific author wrote about 260 works. The Camus case clearly demonstrates how unsteady the line between the "best seller" and the moralizing book was in the 17th century....
Number of pages: ~ 536 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5