Nebraska Authors

Gothard Everett Arden

Born 1905-04-29 Wausa, NE (USA)

Died 1978-09
Oswestry (ENGLAND)

Places Lived

Wausa, NE
Denver, CO
Rock Island, IL
Chicago, IL

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Music and Audio
  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Church Histories (Lutheran); Swedish Missionaries; Frontier Preachers

Education

Bachelor of Arts, 1930, University of Denver, Denver, CO
Master of Divinity, 1933, Augustana Theological Seminary, Rock Island, IL
Ph.D., 1944, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Occupation

Music Teacher
Minister
Professor of Historical Theology
Dean of Graduate Studies
Lecturer to U.S. Military Chaplains in Japan, 1959

Places Worked

Churches in Granville and Chicago, IL
Lutheran School of Theology, Rock Island, IL
Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, IL

Associations

Commission on Worship, Lutheran Church in America, Member, 1962-1964
Augustana Church, Chairman of Commission on Evangelism, 1956-1962

Bibliography

Faith of the Christian Church. 1948. (translated with Eric Wahlstrom)
Prairie Shepard: Lars Paul Esbjoern and the Beginnings of the Augustana Lutheran Church. 1952. (translator)
History of the Illinois Conference. 1953.
The Story of Jenny Lind Chapel, Andover, IL. 1955.
The School of the Prophets: The Background and History of Augustana Theological Seminary 1860-1960. 1960.
Meet the Lutherans: Introducing the Lutheran Church in North America. 1962.
Augustana Heritage: A History of the Augustana Lutheran Church. 1963.
Four Northern Lights: Men Who Shaped Scandinavian Churches. 1964.
The Journals of Eric Norelius, a Swedish Missionary on the American Frontier. 1967. (editor and translator)

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