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Laubach, Frank Charles
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(Feb 2, 1884, Benton, PA – Nov 6, 1970, Syracuse, NY) was an American Congregational missionary (Congregationalism) to the Philippines between 1915 and 1931. Educated at Princeton University, Union Theological Seminary, and Columbia University, Laubach began his missionary career on Mindanao, Philippines, pioneering the literacy method that now bears his name. The method associates sounds with phonetic symbols by means of simple illustrated charts, utilizing primers to encourage reading, and empl…

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Bonk, Jonathan J., “Laubach, Frank Charles”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12694>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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