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Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

Jacques-Benigne Bossuet (September 27, 1627 - April 12, 1704) was a French bishop, theologian, and court preacher. Bossuet was one of the first to advocate the theory of political absolutism; he argued that government was divine and kingss received their power from God.

Writings by Bossuet