Sylvester Joseph Hunter

Jesuit educator, born Bath, England, 1829; died Stonyhurst, England, 1896. Graduating at Cambridge with high mathematical honors, he subsequently adopted the legal profession, becoming rapidly noted as a practitioner and author. He embraced Catholicity in 1857 and four years later joined the Jesuits. He modernized the course of studies in Stonyhurst College and later directed the Jesuit house of studies at Saint Beuno's, where he wrote his valuable "Outlines of Dogmatic Theology."

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