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Söderblom, Nathan
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1. Early Life

Lars Olof Jonathan Söderblom (called Nathan; 1866–1931), born in Trönö in the central Swedish province of Hälsingland, was the son of Jonas Söderblom, a pietistic pastor of the Church of Sweden. In 1883 he enrolled in Uppsala University, and in 1886 he received his first degree, Filosofie kandidat (equivalent to a B.A), in Latin, Greek, Semitic and Nordic languages, philosophy, and geology. As he pursued further studies in theology at Uppsala…

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Hjelm, Norman A., “Söderblom, Nathan”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_SI.40>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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