Nicolas Deschamps
Nicolas Deschamps
    Nicolas Deschamps
     Catholic_Encyclopedia Nicolas Deschamps
    Polemical writer, born at Villefranche (Rhône), France, 1797; died at Aix-en-Provence, 1872. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1826; taught literature and rhetoric in several colleges and wrote extensively. apart from a few didactic and devotional books like "Cours élémentaire de littérature" (Avignon, 1860) and "Les fleurs de Marie" (Paris, 1863), his works are largely polemical and bear on all the burning questions of his day, the monopoly of the University of France, the state faculties of theology, the Organic Articles, the liberty of association, Communism, Paganism in education, etc. The most important is undoubtedly "Les Sociétés secrètes" published after the author's death (Avignon, 1874-1876), re-edited and brought up to date by Claudio Janet (Paris, 1880 and 1881). Deschamps sees in European Freemasonry, whose origins he traces back to Manichæism, a baneful force working, under the cover of philanthropy, not only against religion but also against the social order, patriotism, and even morality. If his conclusions are severe, they are not advanced at random, but supported by numerous facts and grave authorities.
    Sommervogel, Bibl. de la c. de J., II, 1956; Janet, introd. to his edition of Les Sociétés secrètes. See also Polybiblion (1874 and 1876).
    Transcribed by Michael Donahue

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. . 1910.

Catholic encyclopedia.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Nicolas Deschamps — Nacimiento  Francia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Nicolas Deschamps — may refer to: Nicolas Deschamps (ice hockey) (born 1990), Canadian ice hockey player Nicolas Deschamps (writer) (1797 – 1872), French Jesuit writer This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same personal name. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Nicolas Deschamps — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Deschamps. Nicolas Deschamps Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nicolas Deschamps (ice hockey) — Nicolas Deschamps Born January 6, 1990 (1990 01 06) (age 21) Delson, QC, CAN Height …   Wikipedia

  • Nicolas Deschamps (writer) — Nicolas Deschamps (born at Villefranche, Rhône, France, 1797; died at Aix en Provence, 1872) was a French Jesuit controversial writer. Life He entered the Society of Jesus in 1826; taught literature and rhetoric in several colleges and wrote… …   Wikipedia

  • Nicolas Deschamps (hockey sur glace) — Nicolas Deschamps Données clés Nationalité  Canada Né le 6 janvier 1990, Lasalle (Canada) Taille 1,83  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Deschamps — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Deschamps est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Jean Deschamps (XIIIe siècle), architecte français ; Eustache Deschamps dit …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nicolas Ouédec — Pas d image ? Cliquez ici. Biographie Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nicolas Dehon — Nicolas Dehon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nicolas Anelka — Nicolas Anelka …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”