Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia

Andersen, Rasmus

(July 23, 1848–August 18, 1930). Luth. cleric; b. Vedelshave, near Middelfart, on Fyn (Fyen; Fünen) Is., Den.; attended Ryslinge Mission School, near Ringe, on Fyn; sent to US 1871 as miss. among Danes by The Society* for the Propagation of the Gospel Among the Danes in N. Am.; educ. Augsburg* Sem., Marshall, Wisconsin Helped organize Kirkelig Missionsforening 1872 (see Danish Lutherans in America, 3). Pastor Waupaca, Wisconsin, 1872–78; Perth Amboy, New Jersey, from June 1878 (also immigrant missionary Castle Garden (at the Battery) and later on Ellis Is., New York; moved to Brooklyn, New York, September 1878 and began serving also the Dan. Seamen's Miss.; also served a cong. at Lansingburgh, New York Works include writings on Dan. ch. hist. See also Immigrant and Emigrant Missions.

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission

Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod

Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.

Content Reproduced with Permission

Stay Connected! Join the LCMS Network:

Contact Us Online
(Staff Switchboard)
(Church Info Center)
1333 S Kirkwood Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122-7226 | Directions


Featured Publication

The Lutheran Witness

LCMS Communications

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.
Visit TLW Online