Irle, Tilmann (1848-1922)

From GAMEO
Revision as of 03:06, 13 April 2014 by RichardThiessen (talk | contribs) (Text replace - "<em>: </em>" to ": ")

Jump to: navigation, search

Tilmann Irle, b. 14 May 1848 at Anstoss near Freudenberg, Germany, d. 25 November 1922, at Velbert (Rhineland), was a German missionary in the service of the Dutch Mennonite Missionary Association 1880-1887 at the station of Pakanten in Sumatra, Indonesia. He found a church with about 100 members, which he increased with 17 baptisms. In his further work under the Rhenish Missionary Association of Barmen he became very well acquainted with the difficulties involved in mission work among Muslims; nevertheless he remained at his post as long as he was able (1921).

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon.  Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: II, 438.

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1893): 110-120.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1957


Cite This Article

MLA style

Neff, Christian. "Irle, Tilmann (1848-1922)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 17 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Irle,_Tilmann_(1848-1922)&oldid=119971.

APA style

Neff, Christian. (1957). Irle, Tilmann (1848-1922). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Irle,_Tilmann_(1848-1922)&oldid=119971.




Hpbuttns.gif
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 53. All rights reserved.


©1996-2017 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.