JULIUSSON, Per Vilhelm Hilding

JULIUSSON, Per Vilhelm Hilding. Stockholm 18.7.1916 — Vallentuna 29.10.1977. Swedish Priest, Missionary, and Scholar of Comparative Religion. Parents estate owner Carl J. and Anna Eriksson. Educated in Stockholm, worked as a teacher. From 1937 renewed studies at Stockholm (M.A. 1941) and Uppsala (M.Theol. 1944), ordained priest 1944. Worked as Lutheran missionary in Madhya Pradesh in 1946-58. Then in ecclesiastic offices: 1959-61 adjunkt in Bromma and from 1961 komminister in Västerled, finally Minister in Vallentuna. Now started studies of Comparative Religion at Stockholm (under Åke Hultkrantz), Ph.D. 1974. Married 1943 with Kerstin Asplund, 4 daughters, 1 son.

Publications: diss. The Gonds and their Religion. 248 p. Stockholm Studies in Comp. Rel. 11. Stockh. 1974.

religious books.

Sources: Svenska kyrkans prästerskap 1970, 585; Preface to diss.; Swedish Wikipedia briefly.

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