Christian Cyclopedia

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Loisy, Alfred Firmin

(1857–1940). RC theol.; b. Ambrières, Fr.; priest 1879; prof. Heb. and exegesis Institut Catholique, Paris; influenced by L. M. O. Duchesne* and J. E. Renan*; exponent of modernism*; dismissed from Institut 1893 as result of controversy about Biblical inerrancy; 5 works placed on Index* of Prohibited Books 1903; excommunicated 1908 as vitandus (see Keys, Office of the, 9); prof. ch. hist. Collège de France 1909–26, École des Hautes Études 1924–27. Works include L'Évangile et l'Église; Les Évangiles synoptiques; La Naissance du Christianisme; tr. of Acts.

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