PRESLER, Henry Hughes

PRESLER, Henry Hughes. Valley City, Barnes County, North Dakota 8.11.1908 — Fargo North Dakota 7.11.1998. Rev. U.S. Missionary in India. Son of Henry A. Pr. Worked in India for United Methodist Board of Missions in 1937-72, mainly at Leonard Theological Seminary in Jabalpur. Married Marion Constance Anders, children.

Publications: Social thought in Benares. 180 p. Lucknow 1941.

Helping Foreigners to Understand Hinduism. 72 p. Lucknow 1954.

– “Patronage for public religious institutions in India”, Numen 20, 1973, 116-124.

Introducing strangers to Hinduism. 342 p. Allahabad 1978.

Search for credible religious healing among Muslims, Hindus, Christians. 156 p. Delhi 1993; Mid-India practice of toleration within Islam, Christianity, Hinduism. 321 p. Delhi 1996.

Sources: www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=124314782;
obituary of his widow in http://www.inforum.com/content/marion-ca-presler-1.

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