Michał Franciszek Karpowicz

Michał Franciszek Karpowicz (1744–1803) was a preacher, Vilnius University professor, and Bishop of Vyngriai (from 1797). He published many sermons given on various occasions, which are seen as promoting the ideas of the Age of Enlightenment. The preacher used religious sources and referred to current events, emphasising the harmony of Christian and secular values.

Reference: "The Collection of Lawyer Jaunius Gumbis: the Past Preserved in Books". Museum and Collector - 7. Vilnius: National Museum of Lithuania, 2018, p. 170.