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Pierre Batiffol

(1861—1929)


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(1861–1929),

Church historian, for some time associated with the early Modernists. His work on the Eucharist (1903) created a storm and he was forced to resign his rectorship of the Institut Catholique at Toulouse. His Histoire du Bréviaire romain (1893; Eng. tr., 1912) influenced the revival of liturgical study.

Subjects: Christianity.


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