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Trocmé, André, 1901-1971

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Édouard Theis Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Theis, Edouard
Overview Édouard Theis was a missionary and teacher in Madagascar and the Cameroons, before joining the theology faculty at the University of Paris. As a pacifist and conscientious objector to war Theis resisted Nazi violence and racism during World War II. Along with André and Magda Trocmé, Theis and his wife, Mildred, co-founded the Collège Cévenol in 1938. Theis taught French, German, and Greek, and his wife taught there as well. Theis also served as the college's first [second?] director until...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1947-1965

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