See also:Protestant divine, was
See also:born at Neuchatel on the 25th of
See also:November 1663 . He was educated at Zurich and at
See also:Saumur (where he graduated), studied
See also:theology at
See also:Orleans under
See also:Claude Pajon, at
See also:Paris under
See also:Jean Claude and at
See also:Geneva under
See also:Louis Tronchin, and was ordained to the
See also:ministry in his native place in 1683 . As preacher, pastor, lecturer and author, he attained a position of
See also:great influence in his
See also:day, he and his friends, J . A .
See also:Turretin of Geneva and S . Werenfels (1657–1740) of
See also:Basel, forming what was once called the " Swiss triumvirate." He was thought to show a leaning towards Socinianism and Arminianism . He died on the 14th of
See also:April 1747 . His
See also:works are Traite
See also:sources de la corruption qui regne aujourd'hui parmi
See also:les Chretiens (1700), translated into
See also:English, Dutch and German, practically a plea for a more ethical and less doctrinal type of
See also:Christianity; Catechisme ou instruction clans la religion chretienne (1702), also translated into English, Dutch and German; Traite contre l'impurete (1707); Sermons sur
See also:divers textes (1722—1724); Theologiae compendium (1739); and Traduction de la Bible (1724) . All his writings attained great popularity among French Protestants; many were translated into various
See also:languages; and "
See also:Ostervald's Bible," a revision of the French
See also:translation, in particular, was long well known and much valued in Britain .
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