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Daneau, Lambert
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(c. 1530, Beaugency-sur-Loire – 1595, Castres). After law school in Orléans and Bourges, Daneau turned to Protestantism under the influence of Calvin in 1560. In 1562, he became pastor in Gien-sur-Loire, and in 1572 pastor and professor of theology in Geneva. He moved to Leiden in 1581, and on to Ghent in 1582; from 1583 he worked in Orthez and Castres. Daneau left an extensive literary oeuvre that identified him as a prominent controversial theologian and moral writer in early Calvinism. His systematic representation of Christian ethics, first published in 1…

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Strohm, Christoph, “Daneau, Lambert”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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