Gibert, John Peter

, LL. D. and D. D. a learned canonist of the same family as the preceding, was born at Aix in 1660. He first taught theology at the seminary of Toulon, then at Aix, and settled in Paris 1703. He refused all the benefices which were offered him, and spent his life in deciding cases of conscience, and questions in the canon law. He died December 2, 1736, at Paris. His chief works are, “Institutions Ecclesiastiques et Beneficiales.” The best edition is 1736, 2 vols. 4to. “Usages de PEglise Gallicane, concernant les Censures et l‘IrregulariteV’ 1724, 4to.” Dissertation sur Tautorite dn second ordre, dans le synode diocesain,“1722, 4to.” Tradition, ou Hist, de l’Eglise sur le Sacrement de Manage,“1725, 3 vols. 4to.” Consultations Canoniques sur les Sacrements en general, et en particulier,“1725, 12 vols. 12mo.” Corpus Juris Canonici per regulas naturali ordine dispositas, &c." 1737, 3 vols. fol. 2


Xiceron, vol. XL. —Moreri.