Louis Auguste Sabatier( October 22, 1839 - April 12, 1901 )
Louis Auguste Sabatier , French Protestant theologian, was born at Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, >Ardèche, in the >Cévennes.
He was educated at the Protestant theological faculty of Montauban as well as at the universities of >Tübingen and Heidelberg.
After holding the pastorate at Aubenas in Ardèche from 1864 to 1868, he was appointed professor of reformed dogmatics at the theological faculty of Strasbourg. His markedly French sympathies during the War of 1870 led to his expulsion from Strassburg in 1872. After five years' effort he succeeded in establishing a Protestant Faculty of Theology in Paris along with z">Eugène Ménégoz, and became professor and then dean. In 1886 he became a teacher in the newly founded religious science department of the >École des Hautes Etudes at the Sorbonne.