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Hébert, Marcel
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(Apr 22, 1851, Bar-le-Duc – Feb 12, 1916, Paris). After studying Catholic theology at the St. Sulpice Seminary in Paris, Hébert was ordained priest in 1876. From 1879, he taught at the École Fénelon in Paris and became its director in 1895. Dismissed from office in 1901 on account of his Souvenirs d'Assise, he left the church and began teaching at the Université Nouvelle in Brussels in 1903. In 1907, he returned to Paris. He devoted himself to social problems, the relationship between the natural sciences and the Bible, and the rel…

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Weiß, Otto, “Hébert, Marcel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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