Reminiscences of John M. Oesterreicher: oral history, 1990
Catholic priest, professor, author
Scope and Contents
Childhood, Stadt Liebau, Olmutz: Jewish family in Catholic setting, death of sister, Blaus-Weiss (Clue-White) youth group, influential books; University of Vienna, medicine; University of Graz, theology, The Society of Christ the King, Das Weiss Kreuz (The White Cross); ordained Catholic priest, 1927; Gloggnitz parish 1928-1931, Vienna parish; experiences with Nazi regime; Paris, sermons against Hitler; United States, 1940: Research Professor, Manhattanville College, Professor of Judeo-Christian Studies, Seton Hall University, Consultant for Secretariat for Christian Unity, honorary degrees; historic relationship between Christians and Jews; author: "Anti-Semitism, Anti-Christianism," "The Walls are Crumbling," "The Bridge," "Nostra Aetate"
Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1992