Jean Daniélou


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French Jesuit theologian. From 1943 he was professor at the Institut Catholique in Paris. A peritus (expert [adviser]) at the Second Vatican Council, he was made a cardinal in 1969. He wrote books on Origen, Philo, and on the history of Christian doctrine before the Council of Nicaea, and was one of the founders of ‘Sources Chrétiennes’, an important series of editions of patristic and medieval texts with French translations.

Subjects: Christianity.

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