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Alfred Firmin Loisy
b. February 28, 1857 – d. June 1, 1940 • Roman catholic • Scholar • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Loisy, Alfred Firmin
Loisy, Alfred Firmin (1857–1940), French *Modernist biblical scholar. A native of Ambrières (Marne), he came of farming stock. Educated at the diocesan seminary at Châlons-sur-Marne and at the *Institut Catholique in Paris, he was ordained priest in 1879. After a short time as a country curé, he returned
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Loisy, Alfred Firmin
Loisy, Alfred Firmin (1857–1940). Catholic modernist, a native of Ambrières, France. After his studies at the seminary of Châlons-sur-Marne and at the Institute Catholique de Paris, he was ordained to the priesthood in 1879. He worked for several years as a parish priest before returning to the Institute
Who’s Who in Christian History
Loisy, Alfred Firmin
Loisy, Alfred Firmin (1857–1940)New Testament scholar; leading French Catholic modernistBorn at Ambrieres in French Lorraine, Loisy entered the seminary at Châlons-sur-Marne in 1874. In 1878 he was sent from Châlons to complete his training at the newly constituted theological faculty of the Catholic