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Cofounder of the ecumenical movement has been written Jehle Wildberger presents a comprehensive account of Adolf Keller's ife and work based on a painstaking study of sources The author particularly carves out Keller's strengths as a communicator which allowed him to become one of the 'good stewards of God's varied grace' 1 Peter 410 As a pioneer of ecumenism Keller shall be remembered Gottfried "W Locher President Of "Locher President of Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches and President of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe Author Biography Marianne Jehle Wildberger is a renowned Swiss historian She has written many books and articles on the Reformation Pietism and modern church history She is a specialist on the Time Of National Socialism And of National Socialism and church struggle in Germany and taught history at the College of Sargan.
Marianne Jehle-Wildberger Ø 3 reviewSynopsis The Swiss theologian
adolf keller was the eading ecumenist on theKeller was the The Merovingian Mythos and the Mystery of Rennes le Chateau leading ecumenist on the continent between the two world wars In this book the historian Marianne Jehle Wildberger delineates hisife and its achievements Based on research in forty archives in Europe and the United States a picture emerges that shows a wonderful man who was a personal friend oft Karl Barth C G Jung Thomas Mann and Albert Schweitzer and thus who was influenced by the spiritual tendencies of the twentieth century "Keller Cooperated Closely With " cooperated closely with Schweitzer and thus who was influenced by the spiritual tendencies of the twentieth century Keller cooperated closely with the Council of Churches His Central Bureau of Relief in Geneva Inter Church Aid was supported by American churches His ectures at Princeton Theological Seminary on Religion and Revolution 1933 in which he was one of the first commentators to denounce National Socialism in Germany set a new st. Andard of political discussion and are
UNSURPASSED MARIANNE JEHLE WILDBERGERS' BOOK ISMarianne Jehle Wildbergers' book is contribution to twentieth century church history and to the history important contribution to twentieth church history and to the history the twentieth century in general Endorsements This thoroughly documented skillfully presented and readable study provides us with the first biography of Swiss theologian Adolf Keller one of the most creative and influential figures in the early ecumenical movement of the 1920s and 1930s This book eads to a deeper appreciation and a fuller understanding of Keller's immense Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool labors to promote refugee aid during World War II It is a welcome contribution to ecumenical studies Emidio Campi Former General Secretary of the World Student Christian Federation and Professor Emeritus of Church History at University of Zurich Atong ast the biography of this. .