Tournemine, René jOseph

Tournemine, René Joseph a French Jesuit, was born April 26, 1661, at Rennes, of a noble family. In 1680 he entered the Order of the Jesuits, became a monk in 1695, and lectured on philosophy and theology till he was called to Paris, in 1701, to edit the so-called Matzoiraes de Trevoux. In 1718 he was appointed librarian, and died May 16, 1739. His numerous writings are contained, for the most part, in the Memoires. He also edited I. S. Menochii: BLrevis Expositio Senisus Literalis Totius. Scriptuae, ex Optimis Auctoribus pe Epitomen collecta. (Paris, 1719, 2 vols. fol.). See Nicdron, Memoires, 42; Chauffepie, Diction. s.v.; Biog. Universal-Lex. s.v.; Theolog. Universal- Lex. s.v.; — Winer, Handb. der theol. Literatur. 1, 188. (B. P.)

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