The Irenical Theology of Theophile Brachet de La Milletiere (1588-1665)

The Irenical Theology of Theophile Brachet de La Milletiere (1588-1665)

by R.J.M. van de Schoor
     
 

This book offers an analysis of the content and background of Théophile Brachet de la Milletière's irenic proposals to the competing religious parties in France (1634-1645), as well as an overall picture of religious France in that period, since both Roman Catholics (the Gallican clergy, the Jesuits and their rivals, the Jansenists) and Calvinists

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This book offers an analysis of the content and background of Théophile Brachet de la Milletière's irenic proposals to the competing religious parties in France (1634-1645), as well as an overall picture of religious France in that period, since both Roman Catholics (the Gallican clergy, the Jesuits and their rivals, the Jansenists) and Calvinists (the ministers of Charenton, the scholars of Saumur and orthodox theologians like Rivet) combatted this alleged 'third religion'.

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'...an authoritative and valuable monograph...'
Matthew Koch, Sixteenth Century Journal, 1996.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004099616
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Series:
Studies in the History of Christian Traditions Series , #59
Pages:
281
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.99(d)

Meet the Author

Robertus J.M. van de Schoor received his Ph.D. from the Catholic University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in 1991. He has published articles on La Milletière in the journal Dutch Review of Church History (Brill), and on 19th century literature in other Dutch publications.

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