Amyraut sentence example
- Struck with young Amyraut's ability and culture, they both urged him to change from law to theology.
- The eminent theologian, Jean Daille, being then removed to Paris, advised the church at Saumur to secure Amyraut as his successor, praising him "as above himself."
- Amyraut had left the choice to the synod.
- Full of energy, Amyraut very speedily gave to French Protestantism a new force.
- Amyraut consented to be orator only if the assembly authorized him to stand.Advertisement
- P. Bayle recounts the title-pages of no fewer than thirty-two books of which Amyraut was the author.
- Amyraut had as many as a hundred students in attendance upon his prelections.
- Another historic part filled by Amyraut was in the negotiations originated by Pierre le Gouz de la Berchere (1600-1653), first president of the parlement of Grenoble, when exiled to Saumur, for a reconciliation and reunion of the Catholics of France with the French Protestants.
- On all sides the statesmanship and eloquence of Amyraut were conceded.
- Amongst his fellow lecturers were Moses Amyraut and Josue de la Place.Advertisement
- He was one of the most influential supporters of the Formula Consensus Helvetica, drawn up chiefly by Johann Heinrich Heidegger (1633-1698), in 1675, and of the particular type of Calvinistic theology which that symbol embodied, and an opponent of the theology of Moses Amyraut and the school of Saumur.
- This peculiar doctrine of grace and free-will was adopted by Amyraut, Cappel, Bochart, Daille and others of the more learned among the Reformed ministers, who dissented from Calvin's.
- Cardinal Richelieu himself, preceded by lesser dignitaries, condescended to visit Amyraut privately, to persuade him to kneel; but Amyraut held resolutely to his point and carried it.
- Very large were the concessions made by Richelieu in his personal interviews with Amyraut; but, as with the Worcester House negotiations in England between the Church of England and nonconformists, they inevitably fell through.