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Eivind Berggrav
b. October 25, 1884 – d. January 14, 1959 • Author • Bishop • Lutheran
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Berggrav, Eivind
Berggrav, Eivind (1884–1959), Bp. of Oslo. Born at Stavanger, the son of a bishop and Minister for Church and Education in the Norwegian Government, he studied at Oslo, Oxford, Cambridge, Marburg, and Lund. In 1909 he was made editor of the monthly journal Kirke og Kultur, and began ten years’ work
Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions
Berggrav, Eivind
Berggrav, EivindThe Norwegian pastor and bishop Eivind Berggrave (1884–1957) was a leader in both the Church of Norway and the ecumenical movement. Born in Stavanger to a schoolteacher who would become a prominent church official, Berggrav struggled through his young adulthood with his faith and vocation.
Who’s Who in Christian History
Berggrav, Eivind
BERGGRAV, EIVIND (1884–1959)Norwegian Lutheran bishop, writer, anti-Nazi churchman, and ecumenical leaderBerggrav was ordained in 1908. After serving as a pastor and prison chaplain, he became bishop of Tromso (1928–1937), bishop of Oslo, and primate of the Church of Norway (1937–1950). In 1909 he