Faithful Heroes: Hans Egede, Apostle of Greenland

Hans Poulsen Egede, a Dano-Norwegian Lutheran missionary, is known as the Apostle of Greenland. Hans Egede was born on January 31, 1686 to a civil servant in Harstad, Norway. His uncle was a clergyman in the Lutheran Church, who taught him and his grandfather was a vicar in southern Zealand, Denmark. In 1704, he entered the University of Copenhagen where […]

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