Sabatier, Paul
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(Aug 3, 1858, Saint-Michel-de-Chabrillanoux – Mar 4, 1928, Strasbourg), Protestant theologian and historian. The son of a Reformed pastor, Sabatier began his study of Protestant theology in Paris in 1880. Inspired by the works of E. Renan, his teacher, he dedicated himself after 1884 to exploring the life and impact of Francis of Assisi. From 1885 to 1889 he served as an assistant minister in Straßburg, then a German city; when the German authorities demanded that he either adopt German citizenship or leave Elsaß (a…

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Kracht, Klaus Große, “Sabatier, Paul”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025132>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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