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Religious studies educator

Christine Rosenblatt Downing, religious studies educator. Fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, 1982-1983. Fellow Society Values in Higher Education (board directors 1966-1981); member American Association of University Professors, American Academy Religion (president 1973-1974).

Background

Downing, Christine Rosenblatt was born on March 21, 1931 in Leipzig, Germany. Came to the United States, 1935. Daughter of Edgar Fritz and Herta (Fischer) Rosenblatt.

Education

Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Drew University, 1966. Master of Arts, United States International University, 1982.

Career

From instructor to associate professor religion, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1963-1975;professor, department chairman religious studies, San Diego State University, 1974-1992;member core faculty, California School Professional Psychology, San Diego, 1974-1990.

Works

Membership

Fellow Society Values in Higher Education (board directors 1966-1981). Member American Association of University Professors, American Academy Religion (president 1973-1974).

Connections

Married George Downing, June 9, 1951, (divorced January 1978). Children: Peter, Eric, Scott, Christopher, Sandra. Married River Malcolm, September 2, 1984.

father:
Edgar Fritz Rosenblatt

mother:
Herta (Fischer) Rosenblatt

spouse:
George Downing

spouse:
River Malcolm

child:
Peter Downing

child:
Eric Downing

child:
Scott Downing

child:
Christopher Downing

child:
Sandra Downing