Achille Vander Heeren

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Achille Vander Heeren (1880- ?) was a Belgian Catholic biblical scholar.[1] He was Professor of Moral Theology and Librarian at the Great Seminary, Bruges.[2] He wrote several articles for the Catholic Encyclopedia, including those on Scandal (theology), and Suicide.[3]

He also wrote a series of pamphlets circulated among Dutch-speaking Catholics in the 1930s: De Joden: hun bekering (1935), Gelooven (1936), Sint Jans Evangelie (1937).


  1. ^ The Catholic Encyclopedia and its makers 1917 "Vander Heeren, Reverend Achille, stl, b. 16 December 1880. Education: Preparatory Seininary, Roulers, Belgium; Seminary, Bruges; University of Louvain, Belgium. Ordained 1903; professor of moral theology (1907-1910) and of Holy "
  2. ^ Grootseminarie, Brugge.
  3. ^ National Genealogical Society quarterly: Volume 93, Issues 1-4 National Genealogical Society - 2005 "For a statement of Catholic moral theology written less than forty years after the Martin suicide, see A. Vander Heeren, "Suicide," in Catholic Encyclopedia, 14: 326-28. He voices the attitude of the church at the end of the "