(18641949). B. Riesa, Saxony, Ger.; studied theol. under F. Delitzsch (see Delitzsch, 1) and F. H. R. v. Frank*; worked briefly in miss. to Jews; then initiated a miss. to the unchurched educated; est. a house for free development of personal life, with H. Lhotzky* as co-worker for a short time; moved the venture 1916 to Elmau castle, bet. Garmisch and Mittenwald. Held that man must be true to his essence; emphasized Sermon on the Mount; felt that national rebirth was at hand 1933, but admitted his error 1948.
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