Writings about or inspired by
Rosenstock-Huessy’s life and works

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Harold J. Berman on law and religion
Opening Address to the 1988 Centennial Conference at Dartmouth
Epilogue: An Ecumenical Christian Jurisprudence
The Holy Spirit: The God of History
Law and Logos
Law and Revolution: The Formation of the Western Legal Traditio
Law and Revolution, II: The Impact of the Protestant Reformations on the Western Legal Tradition
The Tri-une God of History
More of Mr. Berman’s articles on law and religion at the Social Science Research Network.

Wayne Cristaudo on Rosenstock-Huessy and Rosenzweig
Religion, Redemption and Revolution: The New Speech Thinking of Franz Rosenzweig and Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy
The Cross and the Star: The Post-Nietzschean Christian and Jewish Thought of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy and Franz Rosenzweig
The article on Rosenstock-Huessy in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A special issue of Culture, Theory, and Critique dedicated to Rosenstock-Huessy (some papers free to download)

Richard Feringer on Rosenstock-Huessy
Personal analytical summaries of many of the books and lecture courses

Norman Fiering on Rosenstock-Huessy
“Jelly Roll Morton Meets Prof. Rosenstock-Huessy” (April 2012)
“Heritage vs. History: Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy as a ‘Physician of Memory'”
(Several more of Mr. Fiering’s essays may be found on the ERH Society’s site.)

Clint Gardner on Rosenstock-Huessy
An Introduction to Rosenstock-Huessy (from the Norwich Center)
Beyond Belief: Discovering Christianity’s New Paradigm (2008)
D-day And Beyond: A Memoir Of War, Russia, And Discovery (2004)
Letters to the Third Millennium (1981)

Feico Houweling and Lise van der Molen
Notes on Out of Revolution

Peter J. Leithart on Rosenstock-Huessy
Why Study Rosenstock-Huessy? (2007)
The Relevance of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (2007)
The Soul of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (2015)
The Cross of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (2017)
(Several more of Mr. Leithart’s essays may be found on the ERH Society’s site)

Otto Kroesen on Rosenstock-Huessy
The Empowerment of Floating Identities
Fourfold Responsibility in an Engineering Course on Ethics
From thou to IT: information technology from the perspective of language philosophy
Between Spengler and Rosenstock-Huessy
Machine Bureaucracy and Planetary Humanity
A cross-cultural management system: The Ubuntu Company as a paradigm
Planetary Internships and Cultural Diversity
The Flowers of Global Citizenship
Towards Planetary Society: the Institutionalization of Love
Planetary Engineering: Entrepreneurship at the Interface of Cultures
State and civil society as an enabling environment for economic growth
Culture and value trade-offs for successful entrepreneurship in Africa
The Future of Africa – Not What it Used to Be

Svein Loeng on Rosenstock-Huessy
Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy and Andragogy
Alexander Kapp–The First Know User of the Andragogy Concept (2017)
Various Ways of Understanding the Concept of Andragogy (2018)
(See also Loeng’s “Andragogy: A Historical and Professional Review,” Stjoerdal: Laeringsforlaget, 2010)

Page Smith on Rosenstock-Huessy
From the American Social History lecture course (1959)

Harold Stahmer on Rosenstock-Huessy
A Letter from Alexander Altmann (1987)
Christianity in the Early Writings of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (1982)
Dialegesthai: Speech and Reality in the Third Millennium (1997)
Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy & Mikhail Bakhtin: Speech, the Spirit and Social Change (1993)
“Franz”and “Eugen”: Learning to live with the Certainty of Uncertainties (2009)
Franz, Eugen, and Gritli: Respondeo etsi mutabor (2004)
Franz Rosenzweig’s Letters to Margrit Rosenstock-Huessy, 1917-1922 (1989)
Mikhail Bakhtin & Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy: From “Therapeutic Pragmatism” to Camp William James (1994)
“Speech-thinking” (Sprachdenken) in the Life and Writings of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

Wolfgang Ullmann on Rosenstock-Huessy
Albert Vigoleis Thelen und die Sprache des Totalitarismus
Bildungszeitund Bildungsraum an her Schwelle des dritten Millenniums
Die Einheit der Offenbarung und die Dreiheit der Offenbarungsreligionen
Ethnizistische Regression gegen die Globalitaet der Menschheitsgeschichte
Der Islam und die Krise der Weltreligionen
Perspektiven fuer das Verhaeltnis von Mann und Frau im 3. Jahrtausend
Sociology and Ethics
Soziologie als Handdlungsanweisung einer politischen Physik
Die Staatsrechtsanforderungen der Nachkriegsgesellschaft und die Kreisauer Reformprogramme

Eckart Wilkens on Rosenstock-Huessy
Various texts and commentaries, in German

Documents and information from the Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy Society
Moral Equivalent of War Conference, 2010
Rosenstock and Rosenzweig Conference, 2008
Correspondence between Rosenstock-Huessy and Henry and Rosalind Greene
Rosenstock-Huessy at Harvard, 1933-34

Obituaries and Appreciations
Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (New York Times)
Freya von Moltke (New York Times)
Patrick Leahy on Freya von Moltke
Clinton Gardner (Valley News)
VT Senator Patrick Leahy on Freya von Moltke
John Lippman on Clinton Gardner (Valley News)
Alexander Laing (New York Times)
Page Smith (New York Times)
Robert Marquand on Page Smith (Christian Science Monitor)
Wolfgang Ullmann (Spiegel-Online)

Other sites and pages dedicated to
Rosenstock-Huessy’s life and work:

Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy Society of North America
Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy Gesellschaft (Germany)
RESPONDEO Association (The Netherlands)
Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy on PeoplePill


Websites and pages dedicated to
Rosenstock-Huessy’s friends and students:

W. H. Auden (People Pill)
Walter Behrendt
Harold J. Berman (People Pill)
Martin Buber Gesellschaft
Martin Buber on People Pill
Jack Harris on Frank Davidson
William Calder Davidson on his grandfather, Frank Davidson
Hans Ehrenberg Gesellschaft
Hans Ehrenberg on People Pill
Horst von Einsiedel
Romano Guardini
Basil and Georgia Milovsoroff and some of Basil’s work
Freya von Moltke on People Pill
Helmuth James, Graf von Moltke
on People Pill
Lewis Mumford (People Pill)
Werner Picht (German only)
Peter Rassow (German only)
Franz Rosenzweig Gesellschaft
Franz Rosenzweig at The Jewish Virtual Library
Franz Rosenzweig on People Pill
James Winchell on Franz Rosenzweig in TABLET
Henry Regnery on Paul Scheffer
Nigel Linsan Colley on Paul Scheffer, with other links
Page and Eloise Smith (on People Pill)
Page Smith lectures on “The Ambitious Heritage of the City”
Page Smith on the founding of Cowell College and UCSC, 1964-1973
John Dizikes on Page Smith
Dorothy Thompson at Syracuse University Library
Cyndy Bittinger on Dorothy Thompson on Vermont Journal
Mark Bushnell on Dorothy Thompson
Carl Dietrich von Trotha on PeoplePill (German only)
Viktor von Weizsäcker Gesellschaft
Viktor von Weizsäcker on PeoplePill
Joseph Wittig (on PeoplePill)
Carl Zuckmayer
Carl Zuckmayer and Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer (PeoplePill)
The C.C.C. and Camp William James at Vermont Historical Society
Mark Bushnell on Camp William James

The following people with Rosenstock-Huessy connections also have entries on PeoplePill:

Alexander Altmann
Nikolas Berdyaev
Hugo Bergmann
Margaret Boveri
Donatien de Bruyne
Viktor Ehrenberg, historian
Viktor Ehrenberg, jurist
Dorothy Emmet
Kuno Fischer
Carl-Joachim Friedrich
Eugen Gerstenmaier
Adolf von Harnack
Friedrich (Fritz) Heer
Karl-Heinz Henssel (German only)
Ricarda Huch
Ernst Lohmeyer

Paul Mendes-Flohr
Carl Muth (on People Pill)
Harald Poelchau (on People Pill)
Florens Christian Rang
Carl Schmitt
Rudolf Sohm
Margarete Sussman
Wolfgang Ullmann
Michael Zank

(see also Wikipedia)


Other websites of potential interest:

Daimler Werkszeitung
Freya von Moltke Foundation
German Literary Archive, Marbach and its Rosenstock-Huessy holdings
German Resistance Memorial Center: the Kreisau Circle
International Youth Service
Die Kreatur (the first journal jointly edited by a Protestant, a Catholic, and a Jew—German only)
National Service in the US: AmeriCorps, SeniorCorps, Service Year Alliance, Teach for America
Debated (Brookings, Britannica, and NY TIMES: here, here, here, and here)
Virtual Jewish History Tour:​ Germany
The World Association of Adult Education at the British Museum

Digital Collections at the Leo Baeck Institute

Martin Buber
Julie Braun-Vogelstein Collection
Franz Rosenzweig
German-speaking refugee historians


Archives and collections of
Rosenstock-Huessy’s friends, colleagues, and students:

Theodor Bäuerle Archiv at the Hauptstaatsarchiv, Stuttgart
Harold J. Berman Papers at Emory University
Nachlass Wilhelm Flitner at the University of Hamburg (contact information only, so far)
Henry Rolf Gardiner Papers at Cambridge University
Rosamund H. and Henry C. Greene at Harvard’s Schlesinger Library
Alexander Laing Papers at Dartmouth
Marshall Meyer Papers at Duke University
Nachlass Ernst Michel at the University of Frankfurt
George Allan Morgan Papers at the Hoover Institution
George Allan Morgan Papers at the National Archives
Werner and Greda Picht in the Archiv Picht-Curtius at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Marbach
Florens Christian Rang in the Walter Benjamin Archiv, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Page Smith Papers at UCLA
Leo Weismantel Archiv at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Nachlass Viktor von Weizsäcker at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Marbach
Nachlass Joseph Wittig at the University of Frankfurt

If you can provide a link to other collections with a connection to Rosenstock-Huessy, please contact the Fund.


Links for a visit to
Norwich, VT and Hanover, NH:

Main Sites of Interest to Readers of Rosenstock-Huessy
Other Sites of Interest in the Area
Dartmouth College Maps
Norwich Historical Society
Directions to Norwich and Hanover
Accommodations in the Area



Rosenstock-Huessy wallpapers from QuoteFancy
Raymond Huessy’s 1971 “I Have Impure Thoughts”


If you would like to be in touch with other people interested in Rosenstock-Huessy, you might want to consider joining the Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy Society. The members of the Society are a great resource for answers to questions and opinions on almost any aspect of Rosenstock-Huessy’s work.