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So Favored by Grace / Education in the Time of John Baptist de La Salle, 1991

 Item — Box: 14
Identifier: BAL LRC 14 Blue 443 a&b


  • Publication: 1991


Biographical / Historical

Of interest: Brother Lawrence Colhocker, FSC, wrote the introduction and included his academic location as La Salle University, Philadelphia.

Biographical / Historical

Copy 2: Inscribed by the author “To Joe, With affection—Christmas 1991, Larry.” The inscription is very likely to Brother Erminus Joseph Melofchik, FSC, to whom the book is dedicated.


2 Volumes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Copy 1: Unknown; Copy 2: From the estate of Brother Joseph Melofchik.


Series: Lasallian Resources: New Lasallian Studies, volume 1.


Contents: Introduction, Lawrence Colhocker, FSC, pages, xiii-xv; “The Education of Teachers for Primary Schools in Seventeenth-Century France: Influences on John Baptist de La Salle,” Dominic Everett, FSC, pages 1-34; “Peter Fourier: Precursor of John Baptist de La Salle,” William Mann, FSC, pages 35-51; “The Parish School: L’Escole paroissiale and Conduite des Ecoles chretiennes,” Gregory Wright, FSC, pages 52-78; “For the Christian Education of the Working Class and the Poor: The Heritage of Saint John Baptist de La Salle,” Gregory Wright, FSC, pages 79-102; “Primary Education in France in the Time of John Baptist de La Salle,” Richard Arnandez, FSC, pages 103-144; “’A Grace and Sweetness of French’: The Vernacular in the Secondary Schools of France in the Seventeenth Century,” Edward Davis, FSC, pages 145-164; “A Victory for Using French in the Teaching of Reading: John Baptist de La Salle’s French Spelling Book,” Yves Poutet, FSC, pages 165-173.

Materials Specific Details

Copy 1: Hardcover, Copy 2: Softcover, xv, 193 pages, illustrated, biographical references, index.

Repository Details

Part of the The De La Salle Christian Brothers Archives of the Baltimore District Repository

1900 West Olney Avenue (Box 831)
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19119- United States