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Nau, Heinrich

(Henry; September 21, 1881–May 17, 1956). B. Beltershausen, Marburg, Ger.; educ. Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri; miss. to India 1905–14; hosp. chaplain Chemnitz, Ger., 1914–18; vacancy pastor Berlin 1918–19; prof. Luther Coll., New Orleans, Louisiana (see Luther College, 4), 1921–25; pres. Immanuel* Luth. Coll., Greensboro, North Carolina, 1925–50; helped make miss. survey of Nigeria 1935 (see also Africa, C 14; miss. in Calabar Province, Nigeria, Afr., 1936–37; explored Muslim miss. opportunities in Iran and India 1949; miss. to Muslim in India 1951–54. Ed. The Minaret 1945–51; other works include Prolegomena zu Pattanattu Pillaiyars Padal: Inaugural-Dissertation zur Erlangung der Doktorwürde der hohen philosophischen Fakultät der Preussischen Vereinigten Friedrichs-Universität, Halle-Wittenberg (hist. of Tamil literature); Vanji Bhumi: Einiges uber Travancore and seine Bewohner; We Move into Africa. See also Society for the Promotion of Mohammedan Missions.

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