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Schlag, Oscar Rudolf
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Schlag, Oscar (or Oskar) Rudolf, * 22 Mar 1907 (Osterhofen (Bavaria)), † (Zurich) 29 Jan 1990

Already as a teenager, Schlag was held to possess mediumnistic faculties. In 1927, Albert Schrenck-Notzing, a dominant figure in continental parapsychology at the time, recruited him as a test subject in the laboratory he had set up in Landshut (the association lasted no more than a few months). Two years later, Schlag settled in Luzern, where he worked as a philatelist. In 1930 he moved on to Zurich where he was to re…

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Faivre, Antoine, “Schlag, Oscar Rudolf”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 19 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_332>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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