From 1886 to 1893 he attended high school in Freiburg im Breisgau. After graduating from high school in 1893, he began studying theology. After ordination in 1897 and his doctorate in 1900 as Dr. phil. in Freiburg im Breisgau he had a study visit to Rome from 1901 to 1909 . After receiving his doctorate in 1907 as Dr. theol. in Freiburg im Breisgau in 1908 he was appointed to the theological faculty in Freiburg im Breisgau. In 1909 he became professor for canon law in Freiburg im Breisgau. In 1915 he became chairman of the Church History Association of the Archdiocese of Freiburg . From 1917 he taught as a professor for church history in Freiburg im Breisgau. In 1919 he headed the Freiburg University as rector . In 1924 he became an honorary prelate to His Holiness .
- The income of the Apostolic Chamber under Johann XXII. Paderborn 1910, OCLC 717490715 .
- Prelate Anton de Waal . A life sketch . Freiburg im Breisgau 1917, OCLC 254462698 .
- Church history problems of the Renaissance age . Freiburg im Breisgau 1924.
- Augustine's doctrine of the state and the church and their continued effect in the Middle Ages . Freiburg im Breisgau 1930, OCLC 1068345396 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German church historian|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 25, 1874|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Berolzheim|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 29, 1933|
|Place of death||Freiburg in Breisgau|