He next became pastor at Charenton near Paris, where he engaged in controversies with Pierre Nicole (Reponse aux deux traites intitules la perpetuite de la foi, 1665), Antoine Arnauld (Reponse au livre de M.
Bossuet (Reponse au livre de M.
Other works by him were Reponse au livre de P. Nouet sur l'eucharistie (1668); CEuvres posthumes (Amsterdam, 1688), containing the Traite de la composition d'un sermon, translated into English in 1778.
In 1588, in refutation of the views of the seigneur de Malestroit, comptroller of the mint, who maintained that there had been no rise of prices in France during the three preceding centuries, he published his Responsio ad Paradoxa Malestretti (Reponse aux paradoxes de M.
Richard Simon's Reponse (1686) elicited from Le Clerc a Defense des sentimens in the same year, which was followed by a new Reponse (1687).
In 1841 appeared his Reponse to the Leben Jesu of Strauss.