Henry of St Ignatius

Henry of St. Ignatius a Flemish theologian, was born at Ath in the 17th century. He joined the Carmelites of his native city, and for many years- taught theology in their schools. During a journey he made to Rome in 1701-1709, he acquired great influence with pope Clement XI. On his return he wrote a number of books of Jansenist tendency, and in which he showed himself especially severe on the Jesuit casuists. He died about 1720. The most important of his Writings are, Theologia vetus fundamentalis (Liege, 1677, fol.) Holinismus, profligatus (Liege, 1715, 2 vols. 8vo): — Artes Jesuiticae (Strasb. 3rd ed. 1710; 4th ed. 1717, 12mo):Tuba magna mirum clangens sonum, ad SS. D. N. papam Clementem XI etc. de necessitate reformandi Soc. Jesu (Strasb. [Utrecht] 1717, 2 vols. 12mo). See Dupin, Bibl. des Auteurs- Eccls. pt. 1; Richard et Giraud, Bibl. Sacrae; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, 24, 154.

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