François Fénelon

François Fénelon

Lived 1651 - 1715

François Fénelon, was a French Roman Catholic theologian, poet and writer. In 1688, Fénelon met Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon, usually known simply as “Mme Guyon”, who was being well-received in the social circle of the Beauvilliers and Chevreuses. He was deeply impressed by her piety and went on to become a devotee and defender of her brand of Quietism.

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