Alfred Loisy

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Alfred Firmin Loisy (1857-1940) was a French Roman Catholic priest, professor and theologian who became the intellectual standard bearer for Biblical Modernism. He was a critic of traditional views of the biblical accounts of creation, and argued that biblical criticism could be applied to interpreting scripture. His theological positions brought him into conflict with the Church's conservatives, including Pope Leo XIII and Pope Pius X. In 1893, he was dismissed as a professor from the Catholic Institute of Paris. His books were condemned by the Vatican and in 1908 he was excommunicated.

Bibliography

  • Autour d'un petit livre. Paris: A. Picard et fils, 1903.
  • Evangile et l'Eglise (The Gospel and the church.) Bellevue: Chez l'auteur, 1903.
  • Les ťvangiles synoptiques. Ceffonds: Loisy,1907-1908.
  • My duel with the Vatican: the autobiography of a Catholic modernist. New York: E. P. Dutton & company,1924.
  • La naissance du Christianisme (The birth of the Christian religion.) London: G. Allen & Unwin,1948.
  • Les origines du Nouveau Testament (The origins of the New Testament.) London: Allen and Unwin, 1950.
  • La religion d'IsraŽl (The religion of Israel.) London; Leipzig:T. Fisher Unwin,1910.de:Alfred Loisy

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