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Duvergier de Hauranne, Jean
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(referred to as Saint-Cyran; 1581, Bayonne – Oct 11, 1643, Paris) was an abbot. After studying in Paris and in the Jesuit college in Louvain, Duvergier became a canon in Bayonne in 1606, was ordained a priest in 1618, and became abbatocomes of the Abbey of Saint-Cyran. From 1609 on, he was a friend of C. Jansen and studied the church fathers with him for some years. Beginning in 1621, Duvergier had a relationship with Pierre Bérulle and Arnauld d'Andilly. Under this influence, he adopted an Augustinian Christocentrism after the manner of the French oratorium. The markedly …

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Smolinsky, Heribert, “Duvergier de Hauranne, Jean”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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