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Ziegenbalg, Bartholomäus
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(Jul 10, 1682, Pulsnitz, Saxony – Feb 23, 1719, Tranquebar, South India) was profoundly influenced by the piety of his mother, the sermons of A.H. Francke, the writings of J.A. Freylinghausen, the training he received from J. Lange in Berlin, and his encounter with P.J. Spener. During his time as a pastor in Berlin, the Danish court chaplain Franz Julius Lütkens (1650–1712), acting on behalf of King Frederick II, reported to Lange and his friends the need for missionaries in the D…

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Jeyaraj, Daniel, “Ziegenbalg, Bartholomäus”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026518>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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