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Liebenzell Mission
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[German Version]

The Liebenzell Mission (since 1987 Liebenzell Mission International; budget in 2000: DM 16,200,000) is an outgrowth of the German branch of the China Inland Mission, founded in Hamburg in 1899 by the revivalist pastor Heinrich-Wilhelm Coerper (1863–1936) at the urging of J.H. Taylor. When it undertook independent work in the German colonies in Micronesia in 1906, it took its name from Bad Liebenzell (in the Black Forest), to which the founding family had moved in 1902 with ten can…

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Grundmann, Christoffer H., “Liebenzell Mission”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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