MOTT, John Raleigh


MOTT, John Raleigh
(1865-1955)
   American MISSIONARY statesman and founder of the World Student Christian Federation in 1895. He chaired three important missionary conferences in Edinburgh (1910), Jerusalem (1928), and Madras (1938), which led to the founding of the WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES. His most famous book is The Evangelization of the World in this Generation (1905).

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  • Mott,John Raleigh — Mott (mŏt), John Raleigh. 1865 1955. American religious leader. He shared the 1946 Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership of the YMCA. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mott, John Raleigh — (1865–1955)    Ecumenist.    Mott was born in New York and he was educated at Upper Iowa University and at Cornell. He became the General Secretary of the World Student Christian Federation and subsequently in 1901, assistant General Secretary of …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Mott, John Raleigh — ► (1865 1955) Teólogo metodista estadounidense. Fue premio Nobel de la Paz en 1946, compartido con Emily G. Balch, por su acción en la Iglesia internacional …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • John Raleigh Mott — (* 25. Mai 1865 in Livingstone Manor im US Bundesstaat New York; † 31. Januar 1955 in Orlando, Florida) war Sekretär des Christlichen Vereins Junger Menschen (CVJM), Präsident des Weltbundes der CVJM und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Raleigh Mott — Nombre John Raleigh Mott …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Raleigh Mott — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mott. Mott en 1910 John Raleigh Mott (25 mai 1865 à Livingston Manor, État de New York – …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mott, John R. — ( 1865 19 55 )    Methodist ecumenicist and missionary supporter    John Raleigh Mott was born on May 25, 1865, in Livingston Manor, New York, but grew up in Postville, Iowa. His father, a lumber merchant, was elected the first mayor of the town …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Mott, John R. — ▪ American evangelist in full  John Raleigh Mott   born May 25, 1865, Livingston Manor, N.Y., U.S. died Jan. 31, 1955, Orlando, Fla.  American Methodist layman and evangelist who shared the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1946 (with Emily Greene Balch… …   Universalium

  • Friedensnobelpreis 1946: Emily Greene Balch — John Raleigh Mott —   Die Amerikanerin erhielt den Nobelpreis für ihre Arbeit in der WILPF, ihr Landsmann für seine Tätigkeit in der ökumenischen Bewegung und der Mission.    Biografien   Emily Greene Balch, * Jamaica Plain (Massachusetts) 8. 1. 1867, ✝ Cambridge… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • John R. Mott — John Raleigh Mott John Raleigh Mott (* 25. Mai 1865 in Livingstone Manor im US Bundesstaat New York; † 31. Januar 1955 in Orlando, Florida) war ein Sekretär des Christlichen Vereins Junger Menschen (CVJM) und …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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