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Marguerite Bourgeoys et Montreal by Patricia Simpson
  

Marguerite Bourgeoys et Montreal

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Synopsis

Marguerite Bourgeoys et Montreal by Patricia Simpson

Born and raised in Troyes, France, in 1653 Marguerite Bourgeoys came as a new recruit to de Maisonneuve's tiny and beleaguered settlement of Ville-Marie, founded in 1642 as a Christian missionary society. These early years in New France marked a special period in her life. Firmly committed to the belief that the world would be a better place if people learned to understand one another, she worked to build a better church and a better society, especially for women and children. Marguerite Bourgeoys's life story teaches us about tolerance and compassion, ideals that are no less important now than three centuries ago.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 1999

Author

Patricia Simpson

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Publisher

McGill-Queen's University Press

Format

Paperback
296 pages

Categories


Biography: historical, political & military
Christian theology

ISBN

9780773520080

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