Nebraska Authors

Robert A. Bartels

Born 1923-08-01 Homer, NE (USA)

Died 2013-12-29
Bloomington, MN (USA)

Bloomington, MN (USA)
Bloomington Cemetery

Places Lived

Homer, NE
Wayne, NE
Fremont, NE
Minneapolis, MN
Madison, WI
Billings, MT
New York, NY
Bloomington, MN

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Religion; Lutheran Theology


Undergraduate Studies, 1941-42, Wayne State Teachers College, Wayne, NE
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1945, Midland College, Fremont, NE
Bachelor of Divinity Degree, 1947, Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary, Minneapolis, MN
Master of Sacred Theology Degree, 1960, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY


Lutheran Pastor
Professor of New Testament Theology, Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary

Places Worked

Pastor in churches in Wisconsin, Montana and Minnesota
Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary, Minneapolis, MN


American Academy of Religion


Kerygma or Gospel Tradition ... Which Came First?. 1961.

Contributor to The Lutheran Encyclopedia and to church journals

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