The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Busembaum, Hermann

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BUSEMBAUM, Hermann, a German theologian, born at Nottelen, Westphalia, in 1600, died in Münster, Jan. 31, 1668. He was rector of the Jesuit college at Münster, and in his Medulla Theologiæ Moralis, which passed through 50 editions (new ed., 2 vols., Louvain, 1848), he carried the doctrine of the temporal supremacy of the popes to such a height, that the secular tribunals in almost every European state were unanimous in pronouncing condemnation on his work, and committing it to the flames.