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Berlin Missionary Society I

(Gesellschaft zur Beförderung der evangelischen Missionen unter den Heiden). The miss. movement in Berlin was inaugurated by “Father” J. Jänicke,* who founded a school for training missionaries 1800. Interest in this school led 10 men including J. A. W. Neander,* F. A. Tholuck,* and K. F. O. v. Gerlach* to appeal for funds and organize a soc. 1824. Several yrs. later the soc. est. a training school; active esp. in Afr., E Indies, China. See also Gossner Missionary Society; Hoffmann, John Martin Theodore Ernst; Hottentots; Kropf, Albert; Lepsius, Johannes; Merensky, Alexander; Missions, 8; Plath, Karl Heinrich Christian; Wangemann, Hermann Theodor.

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