A visit to German congregations in Central Asia

  title={A visit to German congregations in Central Asia},
  author={Gerd Stricker},
  journal={Religion in Communist Lands},
  • G. Stricker
  • Published 1989
  • History
  • Religion in Communist Lands
In June 1987 I was a member of a group of 20 clergymen who visited German congregations in Soviet Central Asia. The trip was organised by the Pastoral College of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia. Although we visited only three cities (Dushanbe, Alma-Ata and Karaganda) we were able to meet a wide variety of congregations. In Dushanbe we met Lutherans, Catholics, Baptists (belonging to the All-Union Council of Evangelical Christians and· Baptists); in Alma-Ata Lutherans, Catholics, Baptists… 
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