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By Raymond L. Sickinger

Raymond Sickinger’s biography of Antoine Frédéric Ozanam is greater than a chronological account of Ozanam’s particularly short yet striking existence. it's also a finished examine of a guy who touched many lives as a instructor, author, and vital founding father of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Ozanam’s lifestyles encompassed a very turbulent time in French background, and he was once a witness to 2 significant political upheavals—the overthrow of the Bourbon dynasty that introduced Louis Philippe to strength in 1830, and the tip of Louis Philippe’s “Bourgeois Monarchy” a result of 1848 Revolutions. This publication examines Ozanam’s existence in numerous methods. First, it explores a number of the roles he performed all through his life—son, sibling, scholar, member of and an idea for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, wife and father, pupil, and spokesperson for the typical humans. moment, it examines the teachings he discovered in his existence, together with the significance of friendship, the which means of team spirit, and the position and goal of ache, between many others that he stocks with those that learn his proposal and paintings. It concludes with an account of Ozanam's enduring legacy.

Antoine Frédéric Ozanam feared that he do not need a fruitful profession, yet his legacy continues to be a robust testimony to his greatness. This e-book will curiosity students wishing to understand extra approximately Ozanam and the interval within which he lived, in addition to a much wider viewers together with those people who are acutely aware or are individuals of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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