Essays about: "Samuel Wenell"

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  1. 1. The Faith and Actions of Greta Andrén, Missionary to the Jews of Vienna, 1938-1941

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kyrko- och missionsstudier

    Author : Samuel Wenell; [2020]
    Keywords : Greta Andrén; Svenska Israelsmissionen; Microhistory; Mission History; Vienna; Holocaust; Deaconry; Carlo Ginzburg;

    Abstract : In this Master’s thesis, I conduct a micro-historical study of deaconess and missionary Greta Andrén (1909-1971) and her work for Svenska Israelsmissionen, the Swedish Israel Mission, in Vienna during the National Socialist occupation. By examining letters as well as select publications, I try to uncover her motives and how she found meaning in her work, and how this could be seen in relation to the origins of the Mission in the Swedish Low Church awakening and certain apocalypticviews on the Jews. READ MORE