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William John Hiebert

William John Hiebert, American family therapist. Fellow American Association Marriage and Family Therapy (approved supervisor, Distinguished Service award 1985, Distinguished President award 1986, Organization Contribution award 1991); member American Family Therapy Association.

Background

  • Hiebert, William John was born on September 20, 1938 in Mount Lake, Minnesota, United States. Son of Nicolei J. and Evelyn Sarah (Falk) Hiebert.

  • Education

    • Student, Antioch College, 1958. Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1961. Master of Divinity., Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1964.

      Master of Sacred Theology, Andover Newton Theological School, 1967.

    Career

    • Director education services Marriage and Family Counseling Service, Rock Island, Illinois, 1968-1988, executive director, since 1988. General chairman Perspectives in Family Therapy International Seminars, Essex, Connecticut, 1983-1985.

    Works

    Politics

    Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association Marriage and Family Therapy (approved supervisor, Distinguished Service award 1985, Distinguished President award 1986, Organization Contribution award 1991). Member American Family Therapy Association.

    Connections

    • father: Nicolei J. Hiebert
    • mother: Evelyn Sarah (Falk) Hiebert
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