Bossuet and his contemporaries

by H. L. Sidney Lear

Publisher: Rivingtons in London

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  • Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne, -- 1627-1704.

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The friendship of Bossuet and protection of the Condés sufficiently defended the author, however, and he continued to insert fresh portraits of his contemporaries in each new edition of his book, especially in the fourth edition ().Born: 16 August , Paris, Kingdom of France. A list and criticism of Bossuet's chief works will be found in the following appreciation, by the late Ferdinand Brunetière. Out of one hundred and thirty works composed by Bossuet from to , eighty were edited by himself, seven or eight by his nephew, the Abbé Bossuet, afterwards Bishop of Troyes; the remainder, about forty-two, not including the "Letters" and "Sermons", .   The friendship of Bossuet and still more the protection of the Condés sufficiently defended the author, and he continued to insert fresh portraits of his contemporaries in each new edition of his book, especially in the 4th (). A universal history is a work aiming at the presentation of the history of mankind as a whole, coherent unit.. A universal chronicle or world chronicle traces history from the beginning of written information about the past up to the present. Universal history embraces the events of all times and nations in so far as scientific treatment of them is possible.

Translated into English, with an introduction and short notes, by ERNEST MYERS, M.A., Fellow of Wedham College, Oxford. London and New-York: MACMILLAN & Co. BOSSUET AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES. Contemporary definition is - marked by characteristics of the present period: modern, current. How to use contemporary in a sentence. Did You Know? Synonym Discussion of g: Bossuet.   Around that of Bossuet were collected other noble names: Louis Bourdaloue (), whom his contemporaries preferred to Bossuet himself; Esprit Fléchier (), the politest preacher who ever occupied a Parisian pulpit; and Jules Mascaron (), in whom all forms of eloquence were united.   A brief biography of Niccolo Machiavelli and his ideas. The true beneficiary of his book is the prudent man, who has his own authority and sets his .

  It was precisely because he belonged to that older world as a native son, Lewis said, that he would at least be useful to his contemporaries as a specimen, if not as an authority. If ever there were a representative of the Old Western order in its specifically Catholic form, Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet () would seem to be the man.

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It was during one of Bossuet's visits to la Trappe that he was led to write and publish a letter on the Adoration of the Cross. Books by Language yaleuniversitylibrary-ol Additional Collections Claremont Colleges tamu-evanslibrary-ol tamu-medicalscienceslibrary-ol occidentalcollegelibrary-ol.

Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. Full text of "Bossuet and His Contemporaries". Bossuet and his contemporaries book celebrated French bishop and pulpit orator, born at Dijon, 27 September,died at Paris, 12 April, For more than a century his ancestors, both paternal and maternal, had occupied judicial functions.

He was the fifth son of Beneigne Bossuet, a judge in the Parliament of Dijon, and Madeleine began his classical studies in the Collège des Godrans. Bossuet, accordingly, made a heroic attempt to grapple with origins and causes, and in this way, his book deserves its place as one of the very first of philosophic histories.

[3] Bishop of Meaux, – [ edit ]Church: Roman Catholic Church. Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, (born Sept. 25,Dijon, Fr.—died ApParis), bishop who was the most eloquent and influential spokesman for the rights of the French church against papal authority.

He is now chiefly remembered for his literary works, including funeral panegyrics for great personages. Bossuet and his contemporaries. London [etc.] Rivingtons, (OCoLC) Named Person: Jacques Bénigne Bossuet; Jacques Bénigne Bossuet; Jacques Bénigne Bossuet: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H L Sidney Lear.

Bossuet and his contemporaries. London [etc.] Rivingtons, (OCoLC) Named Person: Jacques Bénigne Bossuet; Jacques Bénigne Bossuet: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H L Sidney Lear. Bossuet and his contemporaries.

New York, Pott, Young, (OCoLC) Named Person: Jacques Bénigne Bossuet; Jacques Bénigne Bossuet: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H L Sidney Lear.

Unlike most of his contemporaries, in this work, Bossuet has only minimal recourse to classical sources. Rather, the work is drawn almost entirely from the Bible (including the Deuterocanonical Books which are recognized as scripture by the Roman Catholic Church), especially the books of the Old Testament.

BOSSUET Jacques Bossuet () was a French bishop during time of Louis XIV. He was a tremendously popular preacher and one of most prolific theological writers of his time. Louis XIV chose him to be tutor of the dauphin, the heir to the French throne, and later to the dauphin's son, the heir to the heir.

Bossuet and his contemporaries. London [etc.] Rivingtons, (OCoLC) Named Person: Jacques Bénigne Bossuet: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henrietta Louisa (Farrer) Lear. Bossuet and his contemporaries. London [etc.] Rivingtons, (OCoLC) Named Person: Jacques Bénigne Bossuet: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Henrietta Louisa (Farrer) Lear.

In addition to his writing, he was known as a brilliant orator. In addition to Advent/Christmas, this book also covers salvation history with chapters on "The Law on Mount Sinai" and "The Prophecy of David" among others.

Bossuet seems Spirit-led and makes many unique, interesting insights/5(35). In addition to his writing, he was known as a brilliant orator. In addition to Advent/Christmas, this book also covers salvation history with chapters on "The Law on Mount Sinai" and "The Prophecy of David" among others.

Bossuet seems Spirit-led and makes many unique, interesting insights/5(36). Lear, H. Sidney: Bossuet and his contemporaries, (London [etc.] Rivingtons, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Lear, H.

Sidney: A Christian painter of the nineteenth century, being the life of Hippolyte Flandrin, (London [etc.] Rivingtons, ) (page images at HathiTrust).

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Bossuet's genius for teaching and lucidity of style merge beautifully in this unequaled masterpiece of pious erudition. As you read this book you will understand how it is that nothing of the ancient covenant was left unfulfilled in Christ and/or in the Church, His extended body.

This is scriptural theology for clergy, religious, or laity/5(6). In addition to his writing, he was known as a brilliant orator. In addition to Advent/Christmas, this book also covers salvation history with chapters on "The Law on Mount Sinai" and "The Prophecy of David" among others.

Bossuet seems Spirit-led and makes many unique, interesting insights/5(29). Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet was born in the Burgundian city of Dijon, where his father, Bénigne, was a lawyer. From tohe attended a Jesuit school in Dijon, where he studied rhetoric.

Bossuet, JACQUES—BENIGNE, a celebrated French bishop and pulpit orator, b. at Dijon, Septem ; d. at Paris, Ap For more than a century his ancestors, both paternal and maternal had occupied judicial functions.

He was the fifth son of Benign Bossuet, a judge in the Parliament of Dijon, and Madeleine Mochet. Bossuet and His Contemporaries For Days and Years: A Book Containing a Text, Short Reading and Hymn for Every Day in the Church's Year List View | Grid View.

Sidney t and his : Rivingtons. pp. t: A Biography of the Great Religious Leader and Statesman of. Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (Septem – Ap ) was a French bishop and theologian, renowned for his sermons and other addresses.

He has been considered by many to be one of the most brilliant orators of all time and a masterly French stylist. Court preacher to Louis XIV of France, Bossuet was a strong advocate of political absolutism and the divine.

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There are extant one hundred and thirty-seven sermons which were delivered by Bossuet between .The Blessed John van Ruysbroeck (Dutch: Jan van Ruusbroec, pronounced [ˈjɑn vɑn ˈryzbruk]; or – 2 December ) was an Augustinian canon and one of the most important of the Flemish of his main literary works include The Kingdom of the Divine Lovers, The Twelve Beguines, The Spiritual Espousals, A Mirror of Eternal Blessedness, The Little Book Beatified: by Pope Pius X.A celebrated French bishop and author, b.

in the Château de Fénelon in Périgord (Dordogne), 6 August, ; d. at Cambrai, 7 January, He came of ancient family of noble birth but small means, the most famous of his ancestors being Bertrand de Salignac (d.

), who fought at Metz under the Duke Guise and became ambassador to England; also François de Salignac I.