Lafaye (also known by the Latin name Fayus), ANTOINE, a French Protestant minister, was born at Chateaudun about the middle of the 16th century. He became professor of philosophy at Geneva in 1570, and rector in 1580. He was transferred to the chair of theology in 1584, and died in 1615. In 1587 he took part in the composition of the Preface to the French translation of the Bible. His works are, De vernaculis Bibliorum inrterpretationibus et sacris vernacula lingua peragendis (Genesis 1572,4to): — De Verbo Dei (Genesis 1591, 4to):-De Traditionibus, adversus pontificios (Genesis 1592, 4to): — De Christo mediattore (Genesis 1597, 4to): — De Bonis Operibus (Genesis 1601, 4to):-Geneva liberata, sea narratio libelrationis illius quae divinitus immissa est Geneva (Geneva, 1603,12mo): — Enchiridion Dipufationumn theologicarum (Genesis 1605, 8vo) : — e Vita et Obitu Beza Hypomnemats (Geneva, 1606, 4to): — Commentarii in Ecclesiasten (Genesis 1609, 8vo): — Comment. in Epist. ad Romanos (Genesis 1608, 8vo) : — Comment. in Psalm os xlix et lxxxvii (Genesis 1609, 8vo) : — Comment. in priorem Epistol. ad Timotheum (Geneva, 1609, 8vo): — Emblemata et Epigrammata selecta ex stromatis peripateticis (Genesis 1610, 8vo). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Genrale, 28:686.

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