Protestants and the French nation under the Third Republic: Between recognition and assimilation

  title={Protestants and the French nation under the Third Republic: Between recognition and assimilation},
  author={Philippe Rigoulot},
  journal={National Identities},
  pages={45 - 57}
  • P. Rigoulot
  • Published 17 February 2009
  • History
  • National Identities
The French Protestant minority has always maintained an ambiguous relationship to the French nation. At the end of the nineteenth century, confronted by a Catholic supremacy that placed their continued existence in doubt, they found in the Republican cause a mode of integrating themselves into the national political community. Their integration into the nation went hand in hand with their efforts to decrease the danger of Catholic domination through the laws separating church and state. The… 

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