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BODENSIECK, Julius. (Hameln, Germany-Aurora, CO, Apr. 28, 1986). Bodensieck taught at WARTBURG THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY from 1920 until 1930 before being named president in 1940.

He resigned from Wartburg after WORLD WAR II and served three years in Europe as a liaison between the Allied High Command and the churches in Germany. He returned to Wartburg and taught there until 1965.

Bodensieck was the editor of a three-volume project entitled The Encyclopedia of the Lutheran Church published in 1965.



"Dr. Bodensieck Resigns Post," Telegraph-Herald, May 29, 1947, p. 1