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Reminiscences of John M. Oesterreicher: oral history, 1990

Creator: Oesterreicher, John M., 1904-1993
Project: Austrian project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 44 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

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"


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1992

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