Kloppenburg, Boaventura (1919-)

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Kloppenburg, Boaventura (1919-)

Professor of theology and Franciscan priest who studied Spiritism in Brazil. He was born on November 2, 1919, at Molbergen (Oldenburg), Germany, and studied at the Antonianum University, Rome (D.Th., 1950). Besides his books on Spiritualism, Kloppenburg wrote pamphlets on Theosophy and the Rosicrucians in Brazil.


Kloppenburg, Boaventura. O Espiritismo no Brasil (Spiritism in Brazil). Petropolis: Editoria Vozes, 1964.

. A Maçonario no Brasil (Masonry in Brazil). 4th ed. N.p., 1961.

. Nossas Superstiçoes (Our Superstitions). N.p., 1959.

. O Reencarnacionismo no Brasil (Reincarnationism in Brazil). Petropolis: Editoria Vozes, 1961.

. Pastoral Practice and the Paranormal. Translated by Paul Burns. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1979.

Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology. New York: Helix Press, 1964.