Mussard, Pierre

Mussard, Pierre a French Protestant theologian,, was born at Geneva in 1627, where he also studied. theology. In 1654 he was ordained, was in 1656 minister at Lyons, and attended the national synod at Loudun (1659-1660). In 1669 he was president of the provincial synod held at Is-sur-Thil, and in 1675 he accepted a call as pastor of the French Church at London. He died in 1686. Besides two volumes of sermons and other minor works, he published Les Conformites des Ceremonies Modernes (Leyden, 1667; new ed. Amsterdam, 1744; a German transl. was published at Leipsic, 1695). See Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. 1:624; Lichtenberger, Encyclop. des Sciences Religieuses, s.v. (B.P.)

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