Diodati, Alexandre Amedee Edouard

Diodati, Alexandre Amedee Edouard pastor, and professor at Geneva, was born in 1789. He belonged to one of those Protestant families which settled at Geneva. In 1811 he entered upon the duties of the sacred ministry, and was actively engaged therein at several stations till the year 1839, when he was appointed professor of ethics. In the following year he was given the chair of apologetics and pastoral theology, which he retained till his death in 1860. Of his many writings we mention, his French translation of Chalmers' Sermons (Paris, 1825): — De l'Enseignement Primaire: De Pere Girard (in Bibl. Univ. July and August, 1830): — Essai sur le Christianiana, Envisage dans ses Rapports avec la Perfectibilite de l'Verse Moral (Geneva and Paris, 1830): — Discours Religieux (ed. by M. Coulin, Paris, 1861): — Meditations sur des Textes de l'Epitre aux Ephesiens (ibid. 1863). See Viguet, in Le Chretien Evangelique. (1860, page 353); Naville, in Biblotheque Unirerselle (February 1861); Coulin, in Lichtenberger's Encyclop. des Sciences Religieuses, s.v. (B.P.)

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