Crasset, Jean

Crasset, Jean a French ascetic theologian of the Jesuit order, was born at Dieppe, January 3, 1618. He taught in the colleges of his order, distinguished himself as a preacher, and died at Paris, January 4, 1692. His principal works are, Methode d'Oraison (Paris, 1673): — Meditations pour tous les Jours de l'Anne (ibid. 1678; translated into German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, and Latin): — Le Chretien en Solitude (ibid. 1683; latest ed. 1860): — La Douce et Sainte Mort (ibid. 1681): — Dissertation sur le Oracles Oaces Sibylles (ibid. 1678, 1684): Vie. de Madame Helyot (ibid. 1683): — Histoire de l'Eglise du Japon (ibid. 1689, 1715); this work is largely gathered from that of Solier upon the same subject, published in 1627: — La Foi. Victorieuse de l'Infiddlite et du Libertinage (ibid. 1693): — Des Congregations de NotreDame Erigees dans les Maisons des Jesuites (ibid. 1694): — Abrege de la Vie de Claude Helyot, at the beginning of the OEuvres Spirituelles de M. Helyot (ibid. 1710). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Wetzer u. Welte, Kirchen-Lexikon, s.v.

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