Jürgen Henkys

HENKYS, Jürgen. b. Heiligenkreutz, East Prussia (now Russian Krastnotorovka) 6 November 1929; d. 22 October 2015. He was educated at Heiligenkreutz and at Königsberg (Russian Kaliningrad), Wyk auf Föhr, and Leverkusen. He studied theology at Wuppertal, followed by further study at Göttingen, Heidelberg and Bonn. He was ordained in 1956, and worked until re-unification in the German Democratic Republic, first at Brandenburg/Havel, west of Berlin (1956-65) as a lecturer and an instructor in catechetics at the seminary there. Further study at the University of Greifswald led to the publication of his doctoral thesis on the influence of the Bible in modern translation on Protestant youth groups...

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