Frei, Gebhard (1905-1967)
Frei, Gebhard (1905-1967)
Roman Catholic priest and professor of philosophy and comparative religion. He was born March 24, 1905, at Lichtensteig, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He took his Ph.D. in 1935 at the University of Innsbruck and then became a professor of philosophy and comparative religion at the Theological Seminary of Schöneck/Beckenried, Switzerland, in 1933. He founded and served as a professor at the C. G. Jung Institute in Zürich. He also acted as president of the Swiss Society of Philosophy and the Swiss Society of Catholic Psychotherapeutists.
Frei served a term as president of Imago Mundi, the international society of Catholic parapsychologists. He wrote many articles on parapsychological subjects and edited a series of books titled Grenzfragen der Psychologie (Borderline Questions of Psychology). He served as the Vatican's consultant on parapsychology and contributed to Konstantin Raudive 's study of electronic voice phenomenon. Frei died October 27, 1967.
Berger, Arthur S., and Joyce Berger. The Encyclopedia of Parapsychology and Psychical Research. New York: Paragon House, 1991.
Frei, Gebhard. "Psychologie, Parapsychologie and Weltanschaung." Schweizer Rundschau. N.p., 1946.
——. "Die Heutige Situation in der Parapsychologie" (The Present Situation of Parapsychology). Neue Wissenchaft. N.p., n.d.
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology. New York: Helix Press, 1964.
Raudive, Konstantin. Breakthrough. New York: Taplinger, 1971.
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