Christ in Dachau

or, Christ victorious; experiences in a concentration camp. by Johann Maria Lenz in Vienna

Written in English
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Statement[English text by Countess Barbara Waldstein]
LC ClassificationsD805.G3 L373
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p.
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5832190M
LC Control Number61024995

  Also read Dachau The Souls of All Are Aflame by Douglas Cramer.. By Gleb Alexandrovitch Rahr – Prisoner R (Russian) Dachau concentration camp, April 27th, T he last transport of prisoners arrives from Buchenwald. Of the 5, originally destined for Dachau, I was among the 1, who had survived the trip.   “They said there are images of ‘Christ the King’ and ‘Christ the Priest,’ but we also need an image of ‘Christ the Servant,'” Traflet noted of those discourses, some of them preserved by Dachau escapee Wilhelm Schamoni in his book .   German anti-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor, Martin Niemoller (center) with members of the congregation at St. Anne's church in Dahlem, Berlin, after he . On Ap —the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of Dachau—the Russian Orthodox Memorial Chapel of Dachau was consecrated. Dedicated to the Resurrection of Christ, the chapel holds an icon depicting angels opening the gates of the concentration camp and Christ Himself leading the prisoners to freedom.

Dachau concentration camp (/ ˈ d ɑː x aʊ /; German: Konzentrationslager (KZ) Dachau, IPA:) was the first of the Nazi concentration camps opened in , which was initially intended to hold political is located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory northeast of the medieval town of Dachau, about 16 km (10 mi) northwest of Munich in the state of Bavaria, in Built by: Germany.   Buy a cheap copy of Priestblock a Memoir of Dachau book by Jean Bernard. In May , Fr. Jean Bernard was arrested for denouncing the Nazis and imprisoned in Dachau's Priest Block, a barracks that housed more than 3, clergy (the Free shipping over $/5(5). Marcus Smith, one of the US Army personnel assigned to Dachau, also described the scene in his book, The Harrowing of Hell. Refuse and excrement are spread over the cars and grounds. More of the dead lie near piles of clothing, shoes, and trash. Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen! In , a Paschal Liturgy like no other was performed. Just days after their liberation by the US military on Ap , hundreds of Orthodox Christian prisoners at the Dachau concentration camp gathered to celebrate the Resurrection service and to give thanks. by Douglas Cramer The Dachau [ ].

"The Bitter Road to Dachau" is the story of his experiences while confined in Dachau (where 1 out of 10 prisoners were clergymen). His story is a fascinating account of what life was like under the Nazi regime and at Dachau from the perspective of a Christian pastor who was part of a Christian-based resistance movement/5(2).

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Christ in Dachau Rev. John M. Lenz Forgotten Priests in a Nazi Hellhole Dachau concentration camp held the largest number of Catholic priests—more than —in the Nazi camp system.

They came from two dozen countries, from every background—parish priests and prelates, monks and friars, teachers and missionaries.

Over one-third were killed/5(5). Father Lenz states in Christ In Dachau's forward that "this book lays no great claim to literary merit." Unfortunately, this admonition is not a statement of humility. To put it kindly, Fr. Lenz under-emphasizes structure while telling his account/5(5).

Christ in Dachau. Dachau concentration camp held the largest number of Catholic priests-more than in the Nazi camp system. They came from two dozen countries, from every background-parish priests and prelates, monks and friars, teachers and missionaries. Over one-third were killed/5. Christ in Dachau; or, Christ Victorious: Experiences in a Concentration Camp Lenz, Fr.

John M. Published by John M. Lenz (with the Approval of the Church, Vienna), Austria (). Writes Fr. Lenz: “Christ in Dachau aims to answer in the light of faith the countless vital questions with which we were constantly faced in Dachau.

This is a book written for everyday people about everyday people. It is a book about life, about priests in the service of God.” 80 rare and historic photographs. Christ in Dachau, or, Christ Victorious: Experiences in a Concentration Camp on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Lenz (Author), Barbara Waldstein (Translator, Introduction)5/5(1). First published in German in the mids, Christ in Dachau is a deeply moving account by Fr. John Lenz of the five years he spent in a concentration camp in Bavaria from to Perhaps the most striking aspect of his account is that it reveals how atheists of all stripes — criminals, socialists, communists, and SS agents — joined forces in Dachau to persecute.

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Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(3). Search All 1 Records in Our Collections. The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.

Buy Christ in Dachau by Lenz, John M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). According to Dr. Neuhäusler's book, the largest number of Catholic priests at Dachau were the priests from Poland.

The largest number of deaths of priests at Dachau was from Poland. There were Polish priests at Dachau when the camp was liberated and 78 had already been released.

2, clerics—Catholic priests (about 2,), lay brothers and seminarians, as well as ministers of various other religious denominations—representatives of dioceses and 24 nations, were interned in Dachau concentration camp.

1, lost their lives. is is the account of their experiences, an account which cannot be. This is an instructional book that was available for purchase at the Dachau Museum in Bavaria in the s.

According to a note in my edition, it was available for $6, which is a good price for pages including many well-reproduced black and white photos/5. An important piece of history more people should know about, via CNS: Dachau, the notorious German concentration camp most associated with the genocide of thousands of Jews during World War II.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lenz, Johann Maria, Christ in Dachau. Vienna, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Dachau served as a model training center for this purpose. The government later appointed Eicke to oversee the operation of all of the concentration camps.

As an operational facility, Dachau has a two-sided story that has baffled and frustrated historians. While in operation, the role of Dachau's prisoners was similar to other labor camps.

Christ in Dachau is necessary reading for anyone who wishes to learn about either this dark period in humanity's history or the power of faith to sustain a /5. The Mortal Agony of Christ Chapel was constructed at Dachau inas the first religious monument at the site, at the instigation of former prisoners, including Johannes Neuhäusler (later auxiliary bishop of Munich).

A plaque at the back of the chapel recalls the suffering of Polish prisoners of Dachau and was erected by Polish priest. The author of this book, Guillaume Zeller, powerfully presents the facts of the daily existence of the inmates of Dachau.

Zeller presents in detail the multitudes of torture, suffering, and humiliations concocted by the Nazis to strip human dignity from detainees/5. Church of the Mortal Agony of Christ.

Catholic Church of the Mortal Agony of Christ. Many first-time visitors to the former Dachau concentration camp are shocked, as I was, to find that the most prominent spot in the present-day Memorial Site is occupied by a Catholic Church. Since the first news reports about Dachau at the end of April Dachau At the Nazi concentration camp Dachau, three barracks out of thirty were occupied by clergy from to The overwhelming majority of the 2, men imprisoned in these barracks were Catholics—2, priests, monks, and seminarians from all over Europe.

The Dachau Cross is a message of our brokenness, not Christ’s. This is our Easter message, replete with immense joy, as Thomas à Kempis’ book directs us: “If.

Priestblock book. Read 63 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In MayFr. Jean Bernard was arrested for denouncing th /5(63). Having read the book,”Christ in Dachau”, by Rev. John M. Lenz, I salute Weigel’s attempt to correct some information that has been swept under the rug about that particular Death Camp.

In a book called “Christ in Dachau,” Father Lenz, a survivor of the camp, reveals that there were about 2, Catholic priests detained at Dachau. Father Lenz describes Father Andritzki as maintaining his serenity in the midst of the camp’s horrors—and doing whatever he could to help others endure the hardships.

The beauty of this book is found in the constant Christian testimony found in it. It is more than an account of atrocity; it is his personal reactions as a firmly founded believer to whom the Holy Spirit continued to apply God’s marvelous Word.

Every believer should read this little volume. Consult your library for a copy of the out-of-print Christ in Dachau by John M. Lenz, an Austrian Jesuit priest who was imprisoned there between and It.

Christ was in the camps,” said Traflet, quoting Father Otto Pies, a Jesuit priest who survived Dachau. “It was the Church in chains. Christ of Dachau icon Dachau concentration camp, opened 22 Marchwas the first Nazi concentration camp in Germany.

Overprisoners from more than 30 countries were held there during the years of the Third Reich, of whom two-thirds were political prisoners and nearly one-third Jews. Pfanzelt’s activities in the concentration camp has been recognized in numerous speeches and books, for example, Father Lenz (a former inmate,sic) notes in his book “Christ in Dachau”: ‘When during the last half of the KZ’s existance the Fernpost (postal delivery) failed in many cases, the inhabitants of Dachau brought about a.

Priests at Dachau Tell Their Stories. Christ in Dachau by Fr. John Lenz (Our Sunday Visitor, ) Priestblock A Memoir of Dachau by Fr. Jean Bernard (Zaccheus Press, ) The Ninth Day (), a film about Fr.

Jean Bernard’s experience in Dachau.