Collection 554 Oral History Interview with Drazen Glavas
Scope and Contents
Oral history interviews with Dražen Glavaš in which he describes his childhood in Croatia; the Roman Catholic Church in Croatia; his conversion while at university; various experiences working for the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES), including a year in Moscow; the war in Croatia in the early 1990s; the development of a ministry among university students in that county; observations on American Christianity compared with Croatia. The events described in the interview cover the time period 1968-1998.
Dražen Glavaš was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on June 16 and 23, 1998 at the Billy Graham Center Archives at Wheaton College.
- Created: 1998
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There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
Biographical or Historical Information
Full Name: Dražen Glavaš
Birth: April 24, 1968 in Nova Gradiska, Croatia (then part of Yugoslavia)
Death: December 2, 2017
Parents: Stank and Ljubcia Glavaš
Marital Status: Married to Jodi Rade Schroder Glavaš
Children: Three sons, Dominik, Andrej, Jan
Conversion: While at university
1993 - University of Zagreb, BA, Economics
1999 - Wheaton College, Masters in Communications
2012 - Wheaton College, Masters in Evangelism & Leadership
1991-1992 - Part of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) Year Team in Moscow, Russia
1992-1993 - Assisted with the publishing program of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Osijek, Croatia. Edited the student magazine Korak
1993-1997 - International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (national name of ZES changed to STEP in this period) – General Secretary
1999-2001 - Renewing Our Minds Initiative – Program Director
2001-? - Professor, Private Business College Vern’, Zagreb; President, Partner Business Association, Zagreb
Other significant information:
Leader of the Youth track of the Evangelical Alliance of Croatia and a member of the board of the Alliance; Croatia national coordinator of European Disability Symposium; a founder of the Christian Businessmen’s Association in Croatia; member of the Gideons.
4.00 Audio Tapes
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Accruals and Additions
The materials in this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives by Dražen Glavaš in June 1998.
Accession: 98-40, 98-42
May 3, 2018
- Collection 554 Oral History Interview with Drazen Glavas
- Bob Shuster
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