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Schneider, Eulogius (Johann Georg)
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(Oct 20, 1756, Wipfeld am Main – Apr 1, 1794, Paris). Baptized Johann Georg, Schneider took the name Eulogius when he became a professed Franciscan in 1778. On the feast of St. Catherine in 1785, he delivered a sermon in Augsburg that breathed an anti-Jesuit, irenic spirit. In 1786 he escaped the resulting hostility through an appointment at the court of the Catholic duke Karl Eugen of Württemberg. All too candid criticism lost him the duke’s favor, but in 1789 he was appointed professor of …

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Fitschen, Klaus, “Schneider, Eulogius (Johann Georg)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025320>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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