Jean-Pierre Chantin

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Jean-Pierre Chantin is a French historian, associated with the University of Lyon. He specializes in the history of religion in France, including the Catholic Church and the role of new religious movements.[1][2] In 1998 his study of Jansenism was published by the University of Lyon.[3] In 2001 he was the chief editor of on of Dictionary of the religious world in contemporary France, "The margins of the Christianity", published by Editions Beauchesne.[4] In 2004 he published a 157 page study on French sects from 1905 to 2000, asking: "disputes or religious innovations?" and in 2010 about "The French certified diet", Editions Beauchesne (director of colllection Bibliothèque Beauchesne). [5]


  1. ^ l'Institut européen en sciences des religions
  2. ^ Institute of History of the French Revolution, University of Paris
  3. ^ Chantin, Jean-Pierre, Les Amis de l'Œuvre de la Vérité: Jansénisme, miracles et fin du monde au XIXe siècle, Presses Universitaires de Lyon, 1998, ISBN 2-7297-0598-8
  4. ^ Chantin, Jean-Pierre, Dictionnaire du monde religieux dans la France contemporaine, Editions Beauchesne, 2001, ISBN 0-7010-1418-0
  5. ^ Chantin, Jean-Pierre, Des "sectes" dans la France contemporaine: 1905-2000, contestations ou innovations religieuses?, Privat, 2004, ISBN 2-7089-6855-6