Lelièvre, Matthieu

Leading figure in French Methodism in the second half of the 19th century, he was born on 7 January 1840. He became the editor of the Methodist newspaper L'Evangeliste, in which he wrote critically of the degeneracy of French society during the Second Empire. He published La Mission Spéciale du Methodisme au Milieu des Diverses Eglises (1869), a treatise defending Methodism's place among the denominations in France. He died on 9 August 1930.

  • Th. Roux, Matthieu Lelièvre, Prédicateur, Journaliste, Historien, Théologien (Paris, 1932)


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