Gisbert, Jean a French canonist, was born at Cahors, January 2, 1639. He entered the Jesuit order October 2, 1654; for fifteen years taught rhetoric and philosophy at Tours; then theology for eighteen years at Toulouse, and afterwards became provincial of Languedoc. He died August 5, 1711, leaving, among other works, In Summain Sancti Thomae Quaestiones (1670): — Vera Idea Theologiae (Toulouse, 1676; revised and enlarged, 1689): — Scientia-Religionis Universa (volume 1, Paris, 1689). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.