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religion educator

David Leonard Larsen was American religion educator. Ordained Evangelical Covenant Church, 1958.

Background

Larsen, David Leonard was born on April 16, 1931 in Minneapolis. Son of David Paul and Myrtle Grunnet Larsen.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford University, California, 1953. Master of Divinity, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1956. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Trinity College, 1986.

Career

Pastor The Neighborhood Church, South San Gabriel, California, 1953-1960, First Covenant Church, San Francisco, 1960-1963, Elim Covenant Church, Minneapolis, 1963-1969, First Evangelical Covenant Church, Rockford, Illinois, 1969-1973, First Covenant Church, Minneapolis, 1973-1981. Professor practical theology, department chair Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, 1981-1996, professor emeritus, 1996, associate director professional doctoral programs.

Achievements

  • Ordained Evangelical Covenant Church, 1958.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking, travel.

Connections

Married Jean Cecelia Johnson, May 31, 1957. Children: Lorrie, Thomas, Daniel.

father:
David Paul

mother:
Myrtle Grunnet Larsen

spouse:
Jean Cecelia Johnson

child:
Lorrie Larsen

child:
Thomas Larsen

child:
Daniel Larsen