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Gence, Jean Baptiste Modeste

a French ascetic writer, was born June 14, 1755, at Amiens, and died at Paris, April 17, 1840. He was keeper of the archives, and inspector of the national printing department. He published, Dieu l'Etre Infini (Paris, 1801): Editions ou Traductions Franfaises de l'Imitation de Jesus- Christ (published in the Journal des Cures, September 14, 20, 28, 1810): Consideration sur la Question Relative a l'Initation de Jesus Christ (1812): also Notice Biographiquedes Peres et. Auteurs Cites par Bourdaloue (Versailles, 1812), contributed to the fifth edition of the Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, and edited with Mons. Mounard Meditations Religieuses (Paris, 1830 sq., l6 volumes). See Le Bas, Dict. Encyclop. de la France; Rabbe, Vieilh de Boisjolin et Sainte-Preuve; Biogr. des Contempor.; Michaud, Biog. Universelle; Maulvault, in Lichtenberger's Encyclop. des Sciences Religieuses, s.v. (B.P.)

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Gence, Jean Baptiste Modeste'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/g/gence-jean-baptiste-modeste.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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