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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John M. Oesterreicher
RLIN number: NXCP94-A3
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Austrian Project
Description: 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."
Extent: Transcript: 44 leaves, Tape: l cassette
Restrictions: Access: Permission required to cite or quote. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1992. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Oesterreicher, John M.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Author; Catholic priest; Professor
Document date: 1990
Interviewer: Stein, Rose
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Austria; Europe
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Austria; Authors; Christian converts from Judaism; College teachers; Europe; Judaism--History; Judaism--Relations--Christianity; National socialism--Austria; Oral history; Priesthood; Priests; Religion--Study and teaching; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Oesterreicher, John M.
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021341-16780