JANSEN, Cornelius Otto


JANSEN, Cornelius Otto
(1585-1638)
   ROMAN CATHOLIC theologian and educator who opposed the JESUITS and theologians of the COUNTER REFORMATION through his educational activities and major work Augustinus (1640). His followers became known as the JANSENISTS and strongly influenced Blaise PASCAL.

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  • Jansen, Cornelius Otto — born Oct. 28, 1585, Acquoi, near Leerdam, Holland died May 6, 1638, Ypres, Flanders, Spanish Neth. Flemish leader of the Roman Catholic reform movement known as Jansenism. He studied at the University of Louvain, where he absorbed the teachings… …   Universalium

  • Jansen, Cornelius Otto — (1585–1638)    Movement Founder, Theologian and Bishop.    Jansen was educated at Louvain and Paris. With saint cyran, he also studied at Bayonne and Champré. In 1617 he became Director of the new college at Louvain and was known to be a public… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Jansen, Cornelius Otto — (28 oct. 1585, Acquoi, cerca de Leerdam, Holanda–6 may. 1638, Ypres, Flandes, Países Bajos españoles). Líder flamenco del movimiento católico reformista conocido como jansenismo. Estudió en la Universidad de Lovaina, donde asimiló profundamente… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cornelius — Cornelius, Peter von * * * (as used in expressions) Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Numantinus John Cornelius Hodges Jansen, Cornelius Otto Cornelius (Alexander) McGillicuddy Vanderbilt, Cornelius …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cornelius — /kawr neel yeuhs, nee lee euhs/; for 2, 3, also Ger. /kawrdd nay lee oos /, n. 1. Saint, died A.D. 253, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 251 253. 2. Peter von /pay teuhrdd feuhn/, 1783 1867, German painter. 3. a male given name: from a Roman family… …   Universalium

  • otto — /ot oh/, n. attar (def. 1). * * * (as used in expressions) Bismarck Otto Eduard Leopold prince von Dix Otto Graham Otto Everett Jr. Hahn Otto Jansen Cornelius Otto Jespersen Jens Otto Harry Klemperer Otto Kuusinen Otto Vilhelm Liman von Sanders… …   Universalium

  • Otto — /ot oh/; Ger. /awt oh/, n. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning rich. * * * (as used in expressions) Bismarck Otto Eduard Leopold prince von Dix Otto Graham Otto Everett Jr. Hahn Otto Jansen Cornelius Otto Jespersen Jens Otto Harry… …   Universalium

  • Otto — Debido al alemán Nikolaus August Otto que adoptó las ideas de Alphonse Beau de Rochas, quien, en 1862, propuso un ciclo de cuatro tiempos para solucionar el problema de falta de potencia de los motores de explosión. Otto fabricó eficientes… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jansen (Familienname) — Jansen ist ein Familienname. Bekannte Namensträger Inhaltsverzeichnis A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jansen — /jan seuhn/; Du. /yahn seuhn/, n. Cornelis Otto /kawrdd nay lis ot oh/, (Cornelius Jansenius), 1585 1638, Dutch Roman Catholic theologian. * * * …   Universalium


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