Trygve Alfgeir Bjerkrheim (born 26 August 1904 in Bjerkreimselva, died 27 February 2001 in Oslo) was a Norwegian editor, preacher, teacher and poet. He was born in Bjerkreimselva in Rogaland, but moved with his family to onion in Høland as small and grew up there. Bjerkrheim trained as a cand theol. at the School of Theology in Oslo in 1930 . He then worked as a teacher at Fjellhaug until 1936, but continued as a part-time teacher until 1970. From 1936 to 1970 he was editor of the magazine Perspective (called Chinaman when he was hired), which is the main body for the Norwegian Lutheran Mission. He was one of the founders and leaders of Norea Radio.
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Translator (from Norwegian): Vilhelm Gravdal
Born: June 19, 1966, Haugesund, Norway.
Gravdal grew up on a small farm in Gravdal, Strandebarm, Hardanger. He was educated at the Norwegian Agricultural University at Ås (1992). Since 1994, he has taught at the Lyngdal Jordbruksskole agricultural college in Lyngdal, Vest-Agder. His works include:
Dine fedrars Gud: Nokre songar ved eit tusenårsskifte (God of Your Ancestors: Some Songs at a Millennium Change), 1999
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