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Brunner, Sebastian

Born: 1814 AD
Died: 1893 AD
Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Authors, Theologian

1814 – He was born in Vienna on the 10th of December.

1838 – He received his college education from the Benedictines of his native city, his philosophical and theological training at the Vienna University, was ordained priest.

         – He was professor in the philosophical faculty of the Vienna University.

1848 – He founded the "Wienver Kirchenzeitung".

1865 – He edited and in which he scourged with incisive satire the Josephinist bondage of the Church.

         – He wrote some ascetical books and many volumes of sermons, also a biography of Clemens Hofbauer, the apostle of Vienna.

         – His books of travel dealing with Germany, France, England, Switzerland, and especially Italy, are distinguished by keen observations on men and manners, art and culture, and most of all on religion, and are thus connected closely with his apologetic and controversial writings.

1893 – He died on the 27th of November.