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Gustav Warneck
b. 1834 – d. 1910 • Missionary
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Warneck, Gustav
Warneck, Gustav (1834–1910). German, born in Hamburg. After finishing his theological studies, he worked as pastor and professor of the “science of missions” in Halle. W. is traditionally known as the founder of Protestant missiology, the scientific study of missions. His first important contribution
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Warneck, Gustav
Warneck, Gustav (1834–1910)Missionary statesman; founder of the science of missiologyBorn in Naumburg, and educated at nearby Halle University, Warneck served as an official of the Barmen (Rhine) mission from 1871 to 1875 before becoming pastor in the latter year at Rothen Schirmbach, where he remained