Ida Friederike Görres
Family and resume
Ida Friederike Görres (birth name: Elisabeth Friederike Reichsgräfin Coudenhove-Kalergi) was the sixth child of the k. u. k. Diplomat Heinrich von Coudenhove-Kalergi and his Japanese wife Mitsu Aoyama . She is a sister of the founder of the Paneuropean Union Richard Nikolaus Graf von Coudenhove-Kalergi .
Görres was a novice at the " English Misses " for 18 months , after which she was part of the management team of the Quickborn working group (founded in 1909). She graduated from the social women's school in Freiburg im Breisgau and studied history and church history . In 1928 she went to Dresden as a youth secretary for pastoral care for girls and worked there at the Catholic Educational Center. Since 1935 she was married to the engineer Carl-Josef Görres in Leipzig . Her brother-in-law was the psychologist and professor Albert Görres .
Görres was active as a writer and is important for the development of hagiography .
In the following years Görres lived in Degerloch and Freiburg . She was a participant in the Würzburg synod and died after a synod session in Frankfurt am Main . The requiem was given in the Freiburg Minster , the commemorative speech was given by Joseph Ratzinger .
- It strives [...] for a modern Catholicism, tied to the old faith, but intent on breaking through clerical and traditional schemes. (Brockhaus Encyclopedia Volume 7 Wiesbaden 1969: 484)
- Conversations about holiness. A dialogue about Elisabeth of Thuringia (1931)
- From the Burden of God (1932)
- The Great Game of Mary Ward (1932)
- Germanic Holiness (1934, on Radegundis and Heinrich von Seuse )
- Of the Two Towers (1934)
- The sevenfold escape of the Radegundis (1937)
- The crystal (1939)
- The other's load (1940, defends charity against the pretensions of state welfare under the Nazi regime)
- Johanna (1943)
- The Hidden Face (1944, on Therese von Lisieux )
- Homelessness (1945)
- Letter about the Church (1946)
- Of Marriage and Loneliness (1949)
- The Hidden Treasure (1949, poems)
- The Bride of Alexis (1949, girls' book)
- Nocturnen (1949, diary 1937–1947)
- The Church in Body (1950)
- From the world of saints (1955)
- Lay Thoughts on Celibacy (1962)
- Hedwig of Silesia (1967)
- The victim. Another Look at John Henry Newmann (1949), published posthumously
- Anna Findl-Ludescher : Only what can resist can support. Ida Friederike Görres, her life and her church writings. (Salzburg Theological Studies Vol. 9) Tyrolia, Innsbruck 1999. ISBN 3-7022-2160-3
- Hanna-Barbara Gerl-Falkovitz : "O last light, shimmering over me ...": on the 100th birthday of Ida Friederike Görres on December 2, 2001. in: International Catholic magazine Communio 30 (2001), pp. 583-586.
- Michael Kleinert: A lot of bread grows in the winter night. Theological basics in the work of Ida Friederike Görres. (Studies on systematic and spiritual theology, Vol. 36), Echter, Würzburg 2002. ISBN 3-429-02460-9
- Jean-Yves Paraiso (Ed.): “ Letter on the Church”. The controversy surrounding Ida Friederike Görres' essay. A documentation volume (Cologne publications on the history of religion, vol. 35, edited by Michael Klöcker and Udo Tworuschka ). Böhlau, Cologne-Weimar-Vienna 2005, ISBN 3-412-11905-9 .
- Ekkart Sauser : Ida Friederike Görres. In: Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL). Volume 17, Bautz, Herzberg 2000, ISBN 3-88309-080-8 , Sp. 471-473.
- Literature by and about Ida Friederike Görres in the catalog of the German National Library
- Ida Friederike Görres . In: Die Zeit , No. 27/1950. Review of the volume of poetry "The hidden treasure" and "The 'sevenfold flight' of the Radegundis"
|SURNAME||Görres, Ida Friederike|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Gorres, Ida|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German writer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 2, 1901|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Ronsperg Castle, Bohemia|
|DATE OF DEATH||May 15, 1971|
|Place of death||Frankfurt am Main|