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Weiß, Konrad
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[German Version]

(May 1, 1880, Rauenbretzingen, near Schwäbisch Hall – Jan 4, 1940, Munich), German writer and art critic, whose literary works and meditations on the philosophy of history reflected a conservative Catholic stance. The oldest of ten children of a peasant family, he attended the Catholic boarding school in Ehingen. After passing his Abitur, he studied theology in Tübingen as well as Germanic philology and art history in Munich and Freiburg im Breisgau. From 1904 to 1920, he was on the editorial staff of the Catholic cultural journal Hochland; in 1920 he became the art…

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Hurst, Matthias, “Weiß, Konrad”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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