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Amalric of Bène

(variants include Amalricus; Emelricus; Amauri; Amaury; d. ca. 1204/07). Scholastic philos.; b. Bène (or Bena, or Bennes), near Chartres, Fr.; taught at Paris; influenced by Aristotle* and J. S. Erigena*; held that God is the essence of all and that they who remain in the love of God cannot sin; retracted 1204; his teachings were officially condemned a few years after his death.

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