The Sacred Heart of Jesus: The Visual Evolution of a by David Morgan

By David Morgan

From its origins within the mid-seventeenth century visions of the French nun Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647–90) to its carrying on with employment in worship this day, the Devotion to the Sacred middle of Jesus has been arguable. Vigorously promoted via Jesuit religious administrators, embroiled within the controversies of Jansenist writers, heavily linked to Royalist political reasons in France, and brought around the globe by way of Sister Sophie Barat within the 19th century, the Devotion’s practices took at the form of its evolving visible tradition and iconography. This quantity strains the unfolding visible biography of the sacred middle and exhibits how imagery records the Devotion’s striking evolution.

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Several statues portraying Christ the King do not show him pointing to his heart, but spreading his arms wide as if presenting himself for homage to the viewer (see pp. , , , , , , ,), or holding one aloft in an imperial gesture that ultimately derives from standing portraits of Roman Caesars (pp. , , , ). , Le Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre, ), signals the Church’s assertion of Jesus in a twentieth-century world buffeted by unbelief and war. Egelie, Beeld van het Heilig Hart in Limburg, , , .

Teilhard, The Heart of Matter, -. , . , . Ibid.  . . . , . , . , .

November , . In , Alacoque reported hearing a voice that told her the infidel Huguenots would have been converted if the father in question had fulfilled his promise to get the image engraved, letter of April , , #, Letters, ; see also p. . The history of Jansenist ideas, politics, and the many controversies among Jesuits and Jansenists across Europe from the seventeenth century even to its persistent memory in the nineteenth century, long after efforts at Jansenist reform had ended, have received consideration attention among historians.

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