Nebraska Authors

David M. Beckmann

Born 1948 Kearney, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Kearney, NE
New Haven, CT
London, ENGLAND
Washington, D.C.
GHANA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Careers; Careers in Foreign Countries; Religion; Poverty; Third World Countries; Economics

Education

Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1969,Yale University, New Haven, CT
Master of Divinity Degree, 1974, Christ Seminary
Master of Science in Economics Degree, 1975, London School of Economics, London, ENGLAND

Occupation

Economist with World Bank, Washington, DC
Lutheran Pastor
Project Manager, Rangpur-Dinajpur Rehabilitation Service
Manager, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Senior Advisor, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
President, Alliance to End Hunger (1991 - current)
President, Bread for the World (1991 - current)

Places Worked

World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Bread for the World
Alliance to End Hunger

Honors

World Food Prize Laureate, 2010
Six Honorary Doctorate Degrees:
Capital University, Doctor of Humanities, 1993
Berkeley School of Theology, Doctor of Divinity, 1996
Villanova University, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2000
Augustana College, Doctor of Humane Letters, 2005
Wartburg College, Doctor of Divinity, 2006
Sewanee, The University of the South, Doctor of Civil Law, 2010
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Doctor of Divinity, 2012

Bibliography

The Eden Revival: Spiritual Churches in Ghana. 1974.
The Overseas List. 1979.
The Overseas List: Revised and Expanded Edition. 1985.
Friday Morning Reflections at the World Bank: Essays on Values and Development. 1991. (with R. Agarwala, S. Burmester, and I. Serageldin)
Grace at the Table: Ending Hunger in God's World. 1999.
Exodus from Hunger: We Are Called to Change the Politics of Hunger. 2010.

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