BONET-MAURY, Gaston

BONET-MAURY,  Amy Gaston Charles Auguste. Paris 2.1.1842 — Paris 20.6.1919. French Protestant Historian. Son of General Frédéric Bonet (cath.) and Julie Chabrier (protestant). After school in Paris studies at Geneva and Strasbourg, graduated 1867 from Strasbourg. Protestant pastor in Dordrecht 1869-72, Beauvais 1872-76 and Saint-Denis 1877. Lecturer, then Professor of Church History at the new Protestant Faculty of Theology in Paris. Hon. D.D. 1901 Glasgow.Thus Wikipedia, but ccel.org gives his ecclesiastic career differently: Dordrecht 1868-72 and Beauvais 1872-79, from 1879 Professor in Paris. Married Marie Louise Isabel Maury, two sons and one daughter.

Publications: “Akbar, un initiateur de l’étude comparée des religions et un précurseur de la tolérance dans l’Inde (1542-1605)”, RHR 11, 1885, 133-159; “La religion d’Akbar et ses rapports avec l’islamisme et le parsisme”, RHR 51, 1905, 153-171.

De l’unité morale des grands religions de la terre. 1894, new ed. 214 p. P. 1913.

Le Congrès des religions à Chicago en 1893. 345 p. P. 1895.

– Much on Western religious history.

Sources: Wikipedia, more in French version.

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