Jean Daniélou


Born
in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France
May 14, 1905

Died
May 20, 1974

Genre

Influences


Jean Daniélou S.J. (1905–1974) was a theologian, historian, cardinal and a member of the Académie Française.

Jean-Guenolé-Marie Daniélou was born at Neuilly-sur-Seine, son of Charles and Madeleine (née Clamorgan). His father was an anticlerical politician, several times minister, and his mother an educator and founder of institutions for women's education. His brother Alain (1907–1964) was a noted Indologist.

Daniélou studied at the Sorbonne, and passed his agrégation in Grammar in 1927. He joined the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in 1929, becoming an educator, initially at a boys' school in Poitiers. He subsequently studied theology at Fourvière in Lyon under Henri de Lubac, who introduced him to patristics, the study of the Fathers of the Chur
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Average rating: 4.17 · 254 ratings · 38 reviews · 40 distinct works
The Bible and the Liturgy

4.40 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1956 — 4 editions
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From Glory to Glory: Texts ...

4.12 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1997
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Angels and Their Mission

4.21 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1956 — 5 editions
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From Shadows to Reality

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God and the Ways of Knowing

4.06 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1956 — 2 editions
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L’Église des premiers temps

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1963 — 3 editions
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Les symboles chrétiens prim...

3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1961 — 3 editions
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Prayer: The Mission of the ...

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The Theology of Jewish Chri...

4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1977 — 3 editions
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The Dead Sea Scrolls and Pr...

3.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1958 — 7 editions
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