Leroy, Olivier-Gilbert (1884– )
Author of books on the lives of the saints and on parapsychology.
He was born October 9, 1884, at Tours, France, and
studied at the Law School, University of Paris (LL.D., 1925)
and the Sorbonne, University of Paris (docteur ès lettres, 1931).
From 1941 to 1950 he was a director of education in Madagascar.
As a student of hagiography, he wrote books on saints and
mysticism and also contributed various articles to Revue
d’Ascétique et de Mystique.
Sources
Leroy, Olivier-Gilbert. ‘‘Apparitions de Sainte Thérèse de
Jésus’’ (Apparitions of Saint Theresa of Jesus). Revue d’Ascétique
et de Mystique 134 (1958).
———. Le Chevalier Thomas Browne. Paris J. Gamber, 1931.
———. ‘‘Examen des témoignages sur la lévitation extatique
chez Sainte Thérèse de Jésus’’ (Study of the Testimony on
Ecstatic Levitation of Saint Theresa). Revue d’Ascétique et de Mystique
131 (1937).
———. Les Hommes-Salamandres (The Salamander Men).
N.p., 1931.
———. La Lévitation. N.p., 1928.
———. ‘‘La Pénètration des consciences chez Sainte
Thérèse de Jésus’’ (The Penetration of Consciousness in Saint
Theresa of Jesus). Revue d’Ascétique et de Mystique 136 (1958).
———. La Raison primitive (Primitive Reason). N.p., 1926.
———. Sainte Jeanne d’Arc, Les Voix (The Voices of St. Joan
of Arc). N.p., 1956.
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.