Spiritual Resistance in Wartime France – Lessons For Today

Posted March 25, 2021 | By ale_bellot

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During the Nazification of Europe, a small community of resisters in France described their efforts as “spiritual resistance.” Why did they define it as such? What did this “spiritual resistance” entail and how did they see the relationship between spirituality and the urgent political crises of their time? In this presentation led by Theology Professor Brenna Moore, you can learn about this community’s courage to resist violence and oppression; the relationship between spirituality and politics; and the lessons we can learn today from their stories.

This program is presented by Brenna Moore and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Program Presenter
Brenna Moore is a professor of Theology at Fordham University in New York. She is the author of “Sacred Dread: Raissa Maritain, the Allure of Suffering and the French Catholic Resistance.” Her second book is forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press in June, entitled “Kindred Spirits: Friendship and Resistance at the Edges of Modern Catholicism.”