New Book By Fr. John Conley, SJ, On Angelique de Saint-Jean Arnauld d'Andilly

Fr. John J. Conley, SJ, the Henry J. Knott Professor of Philosophy and Theology at Loyola University Maryland, recently published Angelique de Saint-Jean Arnauld d'Andilly: Writings of Resistance (University of Toronto/Iter Press, 2015). The book is a translation, critical edition, and commentary on several works written by Angelique de Saint-Jean Arnauld d'Andilly (1624-1684), an abbess at the Jansenist convent of Port-Royal. The autobiography and philosophical and theological treatises presented in the volume defend the rights of conscience against political and religious coercion. Fr. Conley introduced the book during a lecture, "Angelique Arnauld d'Andilly: Her Place in the Philosophical Canon," at the annual conference of the American Philosophical Association in Washington, DC on January 8, 2016.

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