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Andrae, Tor Julius Efraim
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(Jul 9, 1885, Hvena, Sweden – Feb 25, 1947, Linköping). The scholarship of the Swedish Lutheran bishop Tor Andrae embraced Islam, the history of religions, and religious psychology. At Uppsala he studied philosophy, history, languages, and theology. He served as a pastor from 1912 to 1924 and as a bishop from 1937 to 1947; he became a lecturer in 1917 and professor of religious studies at Stockholm in 1927. In 1929 he was appointed to N. Söderblom's chair of theology and religious studies at Uppsala; in 1932 he was elected to the Swedish Academy. Besides …

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Graham, William A., “Andrae, Tor Julius Efraim”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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