Carriere, Joseph a French theologian, was born at Avignon, Feb. 19, 1795. He was educated at the seminary of St. Sulpice, and became professor of theology in the same institution, and afterwards director. He was finally appointed superior, in place of M. de Courson, who died just at the time when M. Carriere published a work on theology which was highly esteemed by the clergy, entitled Praelectiones Theologiae. He also wrote De Matrimonio (Paris): — De Justitia et Jure (ibid. 1839): —De Contractibus (ibid. 1844- 47). M. Carriere always dealt impartially with questions of controversy concerning the Church. He died April 23, 1864. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.