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Henry F. Offermann

theologian

Henry F. Offermann, German theologian. member of the board of directors Mary J. Drexel Home, Philadelphia.

Background

Offermann, Henry F. was born on July 11, 1866 in Hanover, Germany. Son of John and Margaret (Ahlf) Offermann.

Education

Educated Gymnasium, Stade, Hanover, Germany. Theological Seminary, Kropp. Came to the United States, 1889.

Post-graduate course in Semitics, University of Pennsylvania. Doctor of Divinity, Muhlenberg College, 1908.

Career

Ordained to Lutheran ministry. German secretary Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania, 1900-1908. Professor New Testament theology Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1910-1944, professor emeritus, since 1944.

Editor Lutherisches Kirchenblat, 1905-1910. Co-editor The Lutheran Church Review.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Lutherisches Kirchenblat, 1905-1910. Co-editor The Lutheran Church Review.

Membership

Member of the board of directors Mary J. Drexel Home, Philadelphia.

Connections

Married Emily Saalmann, February 13, 1890. Children: Henry C., Magdalene, Emily, Irma.

father:
John Offermann

mother:
Margaret (Ahlf) Offermann

spouse:
Emily Saalmann

child:
Henry C. Offermann

child:
Magdalene Offermann

child:
Emily Offermann

child:
Irma Offermann