Notable Swedish Christians: Peter Fjellstedt

Some years ago I came by the 2-volume Dictionary of Evangelical Biography (1730-1860) which I admit is a bit obscure. But I thought I’d trawl its pages for entries on Swedish Christians to learn more about its notable figures and history. We’ll take the series alphabetically.  Peter Fjellstedt (1802-1881) was born into a poor but devout farm family. Peter showed great ability at school and went on to university first at Karlstad and then at Lund where he mastered several languages. In 1824 he committed himself to missionary service but lack of finances…

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The Curiosity Index (23.01.2017)

So we’re still going right, still hungry for an eclectic set of links and interesting things? Jolly good, me too. JOY IN CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Tim Chester makes a case for the regular place of confession in the Christian community. Here’s the key, “Sometimes our hearts condemn us. And the word of Christ spoken by a brother or sister cut through the confusion.” WHAT IS THE MOST LIKELY USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN THE NEAR FUTURE? I recently wondered why aren’t we more worried about the nuclear threat and my guess is with an unstable…

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