Sadeel (Prop Chandieu), Antoine
Sadeel (Prop. Chandieu), Antoine, one of the promoters of the Reformation, was born, 1534, at the castle of Chabot, in the Maconnais. At the age of twenty he was invited to preach to a congregation of the Reformed at Paris. Attacked by the priests, he was employed by the Protestants to draw up a vindication, was imprisoned the next year, 1558, but was released by the king of Navarre. He went to Orleans, where, in 1562, he presided at a national synod. He then went to Berne, and finally to Geneva, where, from 1589, he labored as preacher and professor of Hebrew until his death, Feb. 23, 1591. He wrote against the Jesuits, Sophismata F. Turriani, etc. (1577): — Index Repetitionum Turriani (1583, 8vo): — De Legitima Vocatione Pastorum Ecclesioe Reformatoe (1583, 8vo): — Response a la Profession de Foy (1593, 8vo): — Opera Theologica (1592, fol.).