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Dear Catholic.com visitor: Summer is here, and you may be thinking about a well-deserved vacation, family get-togethers, BBQs with neighborhood friends. More than likely, making a donation to Catholic Answers is not on your radar right now. But this is exactly the time we most need your help. The “summer slowdown” in donations is upon us, but the work of spreading the gospel and explaining and defending the Faith never takes a break. Your gift today will change lives and save souls for Christ this summer! The reward is eternal. Thank you and God bless.

Johann Nepomucene Brischar

Church historian (1819-1897)

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Brischar, JOHANN NEPOMUCENE, church historian, b. at Horb in Wurtemberg in 1819, studied theology at the University of Tubingen, was appointed parish priest of Buhl near Rottenburg in 1853, where he died in 1897. His principal work is the continuation of Count Leopold Stolberg’s “History of the Religion of Jesus Christ” of which he wrote volumes forty-five to fifty-four. His share of the work does not reach the high standard of his great predecessor. He is also the author of a work in two volumes on the controversies between Paolo Sarpi and Pallavicini, and of a monograph on Pope Innocent III. His “Catholic Pulpit Orators of Germany” in five volumes was published in Schaffhausen, in the years 1866-71. He contributed many articles to Herder‘s “Kirchenlexicon”.

B. GULDNER


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