Jansenist Leader

Les Regles de la Morale Chrestienne, Recueilles du Nouveau Testament par Saint Basile le Grand Archevesque de Cesaree.

Paris: Chez C. Saureux, 1661.

1 vols. Sm. 12mo. Jansenist Leader. Contemporary calf. Upper joint starting, spine head and tail chipped, worm trail along upper joint, very rubbed, some marginal browning, else very good. Item #31853

With the signature of Ant[oine] Arnauld on the title and a notation by Prospere Zorbé confirming Arnauld's ownership on verso of endpaper. Arnauld, known as "the Great Arnauld" of the noted family of lawyers was the disciple of Cornelius Jansen and leader of the Jansenists and Port Royal. He was a close friend of Pascal. From 1661 until 1669 he was in hiding having been declared a heretic and having refused to set aside his beliefs.

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