By David Morgan
From its origins within the mid-seventeenth century visions of the French nun Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647–90) to its carrying on with employment in worship this present day, the Devotion to the Sacred middle of Jesus has been arguable. Vigorously promoted by means of Jesuit non secular administrators, embroiled within the controversies of Jansenist writers, heavily linked to Royalist political motives in France, and brought worldwide by way of Sister Sophie Barat within the 19th century, the Devotion’s practices took at the form of its evolving visible tradition and iconography. This quantity lines the unfolding visible biography of the sacred center and indicates how imagery files the Devotion’s notable evolution.
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