Siegfried Christoffers

(1912-1959). Editor and publishing house administrator. He was born in a Seventh-day Adventist minister’s home in Hungary and received his education at Neandertal Missionary Seminary. After leaving school, he served as colporteur and preacher in Germany until 1937, when he joined the Hamburg Publishing House as archivist. In 1939 he studied at the SDA Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. During World War II he attempted to return home via the Far East, but was stranded in Japan for about five years. After returning to Germany, he was appointed in 1947 as head of the Editorial Department of the Advent-Verlag (Hamburg). It fell to him to restore SDA writing and editing in Germany and after 1950 to rebuild and develop the publishing plant of which he had become manager. His motto in thi...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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