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Edmond de Pressensé (1824–1891)

Pressensé, Edmond Déhoult de (prā-so-sā’). An eminent French theologian and historian; born at Paris, Jan. 7, 1824; died there, April 8, 1891. Among his numerous writings are: ‘The Church and the French Revolution’ (1864); ‘Jesus Christ, his Life and his Work’ (1866), written in opposition to Renan’s ‘Life of Jesus’; ‘History of the First Three Centuries of the Christian Church’ (6 vols., 1858–77); ‘The Council of the Vatican’ (1872); ‘Origins: The Problem of Cognition, the Cosmologic Problem,’ etc. (1883); ‘Moral and Political Miscellanies’ (1885); ‘Alexander Vinet and his Unpublished Correspondence with H. Lutteroth’ (1890).