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Günther Gassmann, religious organization administrator. Ordained Lutheran Church.

Background

GASSMANN, Gunther was born on August 15, 1931 in Frankenhausen. Son of Julius Gassmann and Meta Gassmann.

Education

University of Heidelberg and University of Oxford.

Career

Assistant professor University Heidelberg, Germany, 1962-1969. Research professor Institute for Ecumenical Research, Strasbourg, France, 1969-1976. President Central Office Lutheran Churches Germany, Hanover, 1976-1982.

Ecumenical officer Lutheran World Federation, Geneva, Switzerland, 1982-1983. Director commission on faith and order World Council Churches, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Ordained Lutheran Church.

Works

  • Other Work

    • The Historic Episcopate and the Unity of the Church 1964, Confessions in Dialogue (with N. Ehrenstrom) 1974, Concepts of Unity in the Faith and Order Movement 1977, The Unity of the Church 1983, numerous articles in periodicals.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Trains, stamps.

Connections

Married Ursula Kähler. 3 children.

father:
Julius Gassmann

mother:
Meta Gassmann

spouse:
Ursula Kahler