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Edmond Henri Adolphe Schérer (1815–1889)

Schérer, Edmond (shā-rãr’). A French essayist and critic of celebrity; born in Paris, April 8, 1815; died at Versailles, March 16, 1889. He first attracted general attention in 1860 with a volume entitled ‘Miscellanies of Religious Criticism,’ containing studies of Joseph de Maistre, Lamennais, Le P. Gratry, Veuillot, Taine, Proudhon, Renan, and others. He also wrote: ‘Criticism and Belief’ (1850); ‘Letters to my Pastor’ (1853); ‘Miscellanies of Religious Criticism’ (1860); ‘Miscellanies of Religious History’ (1864); etc. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).