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Sabatier, Louis Auguste

(1839–1901). Prot. theol.; b. Vallon, Ardèche dept., S Fr.; educ. at the Prot. theol. faculty of Montauban and at Tübingen and Heidelberg; pastor 4 yrs.; prof. Ref. dogmatics Strasbourg ca. 1867/68–ca. 1872/73; expelled for his Fr. sympathies; taught in École libre des sciences religieuses, Paris, 1873; prof. in the Prot. theol. faculty Paris 1877; joined the religious science dept. of the École des Hautes Etudes at the Sorbonne, Paris, 1886; dean of the theol. faculty 1895. Conservative at first, later liberal. Works include Esquisse d'une philosophie de la religion d'après la psychologie et l'histoire; Les Religions d'autorite et la religion de l'esprit. See also Fideism.

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