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Loisy, Alfred Firmin

Summary Article: Loisy, Alfred Firmin from Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Philosophers
French, b: 1857, Ambrières, Marne, d: 1940, Ceffonds, Haute-Marne. Cat: Philosopher of religion; Biblical critic and historian. Educ: The seminary in Châlons-sur-Marne and the Institut Catholique de Paris. Infls: Ernest Renan and Louis Duchesne. Appts:Ordained priest in 1879; 1881–9, Professor of Hebrew, 1890–3, Professor of Scripture, Institut Catholique; 1900–04, Lecturer, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes; 1909–30, Professor of the History of Religions, Collège de France. Main publications: (1902) L’Évangile et l’Église, Vrin Paris (English translation, The Gospel and the Church, New York: Prometheus Books, 1988). ....    Continue Reading

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