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 (bôs-wā′), Jacques Bénigne 1627-1704.
French prelate and historian noted for his funeral orations and a philosophical treatise on history.
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(French bɔsɥɛ)
(Biography) Jacques Bénigne (ʒɑk beniɲ). 1627–1704, French bishop: noted for his funeral orations
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Jacques Bénigne, 1627–1704, French bishop, writer, and orator.
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A more moderate position is found in the writings of the next author surveyed, Jacques-Benigne Bossuet. Bossuet will only indicate a Biblical preference for monarchy, based on examples Bossuet sees in Scripture that approve of both monarchy and other forms of government.
For the French Catholic Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, the king personified the state: "Tout l'Etat est en la personne du prince," he wrote, or as the Sun King would say, "L'Etat cest moi."
Our recurrent but somewhat irregularly appearing feature, "Reconsiderations," offers "Historical (and often neglected) texts in the Catholic intellectual tradition with contemporary comment and reflection." In this issue, we offer a sermon delivered in 1675 by Jacques-Benigne Bossuet titled "For the Profession of Madame de La Valliere." Christopher O.
(10) Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, Maximes et reflexions sur la comedie, in L' Eglise et le theatre, ed by C.
In the final section of the book Moriarty pursues this theme of self-deception in the works of La Fontaine, Pierre Charron, Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, Pierre Nicole, Francois Lamy, Antoine Arnauld, Pierre Corneille, Moliere, Jean Racine, Madame de Lafayette, and La Rochefoucauld.
gives a sympathetic account of the doctrine of five Gallican theologians: Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, Honore Tournely, Louis Bailly, Nicolas-Sylvestre Bergier, and Cesar-Guillaume La Luzerne, and an unsympathetic account, as I would describe it, of the doctrine of four papalists: Giuseppe Agostino Orsi, Petro Ballerini, Alfonso Muzzarelli, and Giovanni Perrone.

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