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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Missionswissenschaft
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[German Version]

(DGMW; German Society for Mission Studies) was founded in Berlin in 1918, shortly before the end of World War I, by a small circle of specialists on the initiative of the Göttingen church historian C. Mirbt. It was the first association of its kind anywhere in the world. Between the wars, it was only able to publish two series of missiological studies and promote the study of missiology in colleges and universities; after 1945, however, the society was able to expand its activities substantially by awarding schola…

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Gensichen, Hans-Werner, “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Missionswissenschaft”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 July 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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