Against The Wind
Eberhard was born on July 26, 1883, in the farming country near Königsberg. His full name was Eberhard Arthur Julius Arnold.3 He was the third child born to Elisabeth Arnold née Voigt.4 His mother came from a family of scholars. Her father was a professor of church history and dogmatic theology at the Königsberg University. Her grandfather and great-uncle on her mother’s side were also theology professors and influential men in the Prussian Union of the Evangelical Church.