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Sabatier, Paul

Sabatier, Paul, 1858–1928, French Protestant clergyman and historian brother of Auguste Sabatier . Ill health required his withdrawal from the active ministry, and he went to Assisi, Italy there he studied the life of St. Francis. His subsequent Life of St. Francis of Assisi (1893) was widely translated and has passed through a number of editions. In 1919, Sabatier became professor of Protestant theology at Strasbourg.

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