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Hendrik Kraemer
b. May 17, 1888 – d. November 11, 1965 • Missionary
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The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Kraemer, Hendrik
Kraemer, Hendrik (1888–1965). Dutchman who, as a result of his work in Indonesia under the Dutch Biblical Society, acquired enormous experience of Islam. Ever since that time he showed great interest in the religions of the East and in the work of missionaries. He also expressed his frustration over
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Kraemer, Hendrik (1888–1965)
KRAEMER, HENDRIK (1888–1965)Kraemer was a Dutch layman who deeply influenced international missionary thinking in the period 1930–60. After the early death of his father and mother he was sent to a diaconal orphanage. There he began to study the Bible and, at the age of fifteen, went through a deep
Who’s Who in Christian History
Kraemer, Hendrick
Kraemer, Hendrick (1888–1965)Dutch linguist and missionary statesmanBorn in Amsterdam, Kraemer earned doctorates from Leyden University in oriental languages and religions. In 1922 the Netherlands Bible Society sent him to Java on behalf of the Dutch Reformed Church to translate the Bible into the