Blau, Felix Anton
Blau, Felix Anton, professor of theology at Mentz, was born 1754. Though a Romanist, he wrote a powerful work against the pretensions of Rome, entitled "A critical History of Ecclesiastical Infallibility" (Krit. Geschichte d. kirchl. Unfehlbarkeit, Frankf. 1791, 8vo). He was imprisoned on account of the part he took at Mentz in 1793 in favor of the French Revolution, was released, and died Dec. 23, 1798, leaving other books, especially on, Worship.--Biog. Univ. 4:575; Landon, Eccl. Dict. ii, 291.