Paris: Librairie Poussielgue Frères, 1876.
4ième édition. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #14627
Light edgewear, edge foxing, light tone with random foxing, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; French language. Quarter leather with five compartment spine, gilt spine lettering, marbled paper boards, and marbled endpapers. 3 pièces: 1. Du culte de Jésus-Christ comme fondement de la vie chrétienne; 2. Du culte de Jésus-Christ dans les Écritures; 3. Du culte de Jésus-Christ dans l'Église. "Cleric, preacher, journalist, proponent of a liberal version of catholicism; trained as a lawyer before turming to religion, being ordained in 1827; co-founder of ultramontanist and liberal newspaper "L'Avenir", 1830; in 1839 joined the Dominican order in Rome (and took the name of Dominique), and subsequently re-established the order in France; supported the Revolution of 1848 in opposition to the July Monarchy and co-founded newspaper "L'Ere Nouvelle"; mostly retired from public life after Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte's coup of December 1851; elected at the Académie Française in 1860" - British Museum. Lacordaire wrote these three letters in 1858, while in self-exile from the Paris of Napoleon III, and in charge of the military school of Sorèze, where he inculcated the duties of manliness and patriotism as well as religion. Attractive miniature printing in fine binding of the essentials of Christian living by influential liberal Catholic preacher Lacordaire. ; 281 pages.