Adam, Jean

Adam, Jean, a French preacher, was born at Limoges in 1608. He was superior of the House of the Jesuits at Bordeaux. He distinguished himself by his ridiculous zeal against the new disciples of St. Augustine. He called 'the bishop of Hippo " L'Africain ichauffe et le Docteur Bouillant ;" but to make amends he compared 'cardinal Mazarin to John the Baptist, I and Anne of Austria to the. Holy Virgin. He died May 12, 1684. Among his works are, Le Triomphe de l'Eucharistie contre be Ministie' Claude (Sedan, 1671):-- La VIie de Saint Francois de Borgia, in which he is not sparing of miracles:-Traduction. de l'Ofice de 'Eglise: Reponse a 'Ecn-rit de Daille contre la Conversion-du Ministre Cottiby. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

 
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