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Dupin, Louis Ellies
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(Jun 17, 1657, Paris – Jun 6, 1719, Paris) received his Dr.Theol. from the Sorbonne in 1684 and became professor at the Collège Royal in Paris. His signature to the “Cas de conscience” in sympathy with Jansenism in 1703 cost him his chair and brought him expulsion to Châtellerault. He recanted (1704) and was thus able to return to Paris, but not to his chair. In 1717, as a pro- Gallicanism theologian he participated in the attempt at union between the French and the Russian Orthodox Churches and, in 1718, began corresponding with W. Wake, archbishop of Canterbury, in an ef…

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Dingel, Irene, “Dupin, Louis Ellies”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 12 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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