Pressense, Edmond De, Dd
Pressense, Edmond DE, D.D.
an eminent French Protestant minister, was born in Paris, January 24, 1824. He studied at the University of Paris, and theology with Vinet, Tholuck, and Neander. He was pastor of the Free Evangelical Congregation of the Taitbout at Paris, 1847-70; deputy to the National Assembly from the Department of the Seine, 1871-76; elected life senator of Paris in 1883. After 1854 he was editor of the Revue Chreietienne, Which he founded. He was president of the Synodical Commission of the Free Church of France also a chevalier of the Legion of Honor. He died April 7, 1891. As an author he was very voluminous, having written many books relating to the Reformation and the life of Christ.