Cartier, Gallus

Cartier, Gallus a French Benedictine, was born at Porentruy, in Franco-Switzerland, April 8, 1693. In 1717 he took holy orders, and was for some time professor of philosophy and theology at the monastery of Ettenheim-Münster, in the Breisgau, and at Gengenbach. He died April 17, 1777. He was one of the most learned Benedictines of the last century, and wrote, Tract. Theol. de S. Scriptura (1736): — Auctorilas et Infallibilitas Summor. Pontif. (1738): —Universal. Concionandi Scientia (1749,2 vols.): —Philosophi Eclectica (1756): —Theologia Universalis (1757, 5 vols.). See Werner, Geschichte der: Katholischesn Theologie; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, 4:36 sq.; Sachs in Wetzer u. Welte's Kirchen-Lexikon, s.v.; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v. (B. P.)

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