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Graul, Karl
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(Feb 6, 1814, Wörlitz – Nov 10, 1864, Erlangen). Graul studied in Leipzig (1834–1838), then taught in Italy and Dessau, before he assumed the leadership of the Evangelical-Lutheran Missionary Society in Saxony (after 1847, the Leipzig Mission). Graul journeyed to India (1849–1853, Reise nach Ostindien, 5 vols., 1854–1856). He learned Tamil and became a recognized Dravidologist (Bibliotheca Tamulica, 4 vols., 1854–1865). Graul demanded the academic-theological training of missionaries and the establishment of indigenous people's churches…

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Ludwig, Frieder, “Graul, Karl”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_08993>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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