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It seems obvious to me that the notion of God has never been anything but a kind of ideal projection, a reflection upward of the human personality, and that theology never has been and never can be anything but a more and more purified mythology. ---->>>

The search for truth is not a trade by which a man can support himself; for a priest it is a supreme peril . ---->>>


Nationality: French
Born: February 28, 1857
Birthplace: Ambrières, Second French Empire(now France)
Die: 06-01, 1940
Occupation: Clergyman

Alfred Firmin Loisy (French: [lwazi]; 28 February 1857, Ambrières, Marne – 1 June 1940, Ceffonds, Haute-Marne) was a French Roman Catholic priest, professor and theologian generally credited as a founder of Biblical Modernism in the Roman Catholic Church. He was a critic of traditional views of the biblical creation, and argued that biblical criticism could be applied to interpreting Sacred Scripture (wikipedia)