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Oct 16

I am Swiss by birth, German by education, and American by choice.

I am Swiss by birth, German by education, and American by choice. The church historian Philip Schaff (1819-1893) often gave this description of himself. His father died when he was a year-old.  His education began in Switzerland and culminated at the University of Berlin. After teaching at the Berlin for two years he was called …

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