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Rudiger Rainer Minor

Rudiger Rainer Minor, German bishop.

Background

  • Minor, Rudiger Rainer was born on February 22, 1939 in Leipzig, Germany. Son of Ludwig and Lina (Minnert) Minor.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Theology, Karl Marx University, Leipzig, 1962. Doctor of Theology, Karl Marx University, Leipzig, 1968. Postgrad, United Methodist Theological Seminary, Bad Klosterlausnitz, German Democratic Republic, 1966.

    Career

    • Research assistant Karl Marx University, Leipzig, 1962-1964. Pastor United Methodist Church, various cities, 1964-1976. Lecturer United Methodist Theological Seminary, Bad Klosterlausnitz, 1969-1976, professor church history, 1976-1986, president, 1984-1986.

      Bishop United Methodist Church, Dresden, Germany, since 1986. Vice president World Methodist History Society, 1986-1991. Board directors United Methodist Board Church and Society.

    Works

    • Author: Methodism in Saxony, 1968. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Gerlinde Johanna Mueller, October 24, 1964. Children: Mechthild, Bertram, Friedrun.
    • father: Ludwig Minor
    • mother: Lina (Minnert) Minor
    • spouse: Gerlinde Johanna Mueller
    • children: Mechthild Minor
    • Bertram Minor
    • Friedrun Minor
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    Born February 22, 1939
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    • 1962
      Karl Marx University
    • 1968
      Karl Marx University
    • 1966
      United Methodist Theological Seminary
    • 1962 - 1964
      Research assistant, Karl Marx University
      Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany, Sachsen, Germany
    • 1964 - 1976
      pastor United Methodist Church
    • 1969 - 1976
      lecturer United Methodist Theological Seminary
      Bad Klosterlausnitz, Thuringen, Germany
    • 1986
      bishop United Methodist Church
      Dresden, Tennessee, United States
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