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Renan, Ernest

Line breaks: Er¦nest Renan
Pronunciation: /rəˈnɒ̃
 
, ʀənɑ̃/

Definition of Renan, Ernest in English:

( 1823–92), French historian, theologian, and philosopher; full name Joseph Ernest Renan. He provoked a controversy with the publication of his Life of Jesus (1863), which rejected the supernatural element in Jesus’s life.

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