Laetus Himmelreich OFM (1886-1957), Zwischen München, Jerusalem und Dachau

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The Franciscan Laetus Himmelreich is one of the pioneering pro-Jewish spokesmen in the Catholic church. he even enivisaged chiliastic perspectives and was co-founder of the Amici Israel in 1926. In Dachau he underwent experiments and remained cripple afterwards.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWiderstand Martyrium Erinerung
Subtitle of host publicationFranziskanische Reaktionen auf den Nationalsozialismus
EditorsMichaela Sohn-Kronthaler, Paul Zahner, Ediuard Prenga, Stephanie Glück
Place of PublicationInnsbruck-Wien
Number of pages24
EditionTheologie im kulturellen Dialog
ISBN (Print)978302235819
Publication statusPublished - May 2017

Publication series

NameTheologie im kulturellen Dialog
PublisherTyrolia Verlag


  • Franiscans
  • Judaism
  • War

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