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Schlümbach, Friedrich von
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(Jun 27, 1842, Oberröhringen, Württemberg – May 21, 1901, Cleveland, OH). As a Methodist revivalist, he left his mark on the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) and the evangelistic movement in Germany. After emigrating to the United States in 1858, he took part in the American Civil War. After his conversion in 1868, he preached in Baltimore and was appointed secretary general of the YMCA in 1878. On an evangelistic tour in Germany, on Jan 22, 1883, he established the first …

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Domsgen, Michael, “Schlümbach, Friedrich von”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025295>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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