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Keller, Adolf
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(Feb 7, 1872, Rüdlingen – Feb 10, 1963, Los Angeles). After studying theology and philosophy in Basel, Berlin, and Geneva, Keller was assistant pastor in Cairo from 1896 to 1899, then pastor in Burg am Rhein and pastor of the German Reformed congregation in Geneva and Zürich. From 1920 onward, Keller was secretary of the Alliance of Swiss Protestant Churches, and from 1924 to 1945 first secretary general of the European Central Bureau for Inter-Church Aid. From 1925, he participated in the World Conference on Christian Life and Work as adjunct secretary alongside H. Atkins…

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Ruddies, Hartmut, “Keller, Adolf”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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