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Esprit Fléchier

(1632—1710)


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(1632–1710),

French preacher and man of letters. He is chiefly known for his sermons, especially his funeral orations. In 1687 he became Bp. of Nîmes, where he exerted a conciliatory influence in the aftermath of the revocation of the Edict of Nantes (1685).

Subjects: Christianity — Literature.


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