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Hallesby, Ole Kristian

(1879–1961). B. Aremark, Norw.; Luth. theol.; studied in Ger., esp. Erlangen; prof. systematic theol., free faculty, Oslo, 1909–51; leader of free faculty and conservative theologians; opposed Ger. occupation; arrested and placed in concentration camp 1943. Works include a dogmatics (Den kristelige troslaere) and ethics (Den kristelige sedelaere); works tr. into Eng. include Infant Baptism and Adult Conversion; Temperament and the Christian Faith; Under His Wings; Religious or Christian; Prayer; Conscience; The Christian Life in the Light of the Cross. See also Dogmatics, B 10.

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