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educator , Minister , sports association executive

John Rolf Reigstad, American minister, educator, sports association executive. Certified Interim Ministry Network, Minnesota, 1992; councilor Order DeMolay, Tokyo, 1964, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, St. Olaf College, Minnesota, 1967, in transcendental meditation technique Maharishi International University, Iowa, 1976, tournament referee American Professional Racquetball Organization, 1994, master councilor 1967, 1976.

Background

Reigstad, John Rolf was born on May 8, 1946 in Minneapolis. Son of John Rolf Reigstad and Eleanor Jane Reynolds.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy with honors, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1968. Master of Divinity, Luther Seminary, European Landscape Contractors Association, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Ministry, Luther Seminary, European Landscape Contractors Association, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1985.

Career

Academic tutor Hill Foundation Summer Humanities Institute Advanced Studies Romanticism, Northfield, 1968. Racquetball professional Ektelon Prince Sports Group, Bordentown, New Jersey, since 1989. Executive pastor Resurrection Lutheran Church, African American and Multi-Cultural Congregation, St. Louis, since 2002.

Adjunct professor, world religions, philosophy, ethics, logic St. Louis Community College, since 2003. Men's championship racquetball coach Mary Institute Country Day School, Ladue, 2003—2005. Adjunct professor, philosophy, medical ethics St. Louis University, since 2006.

Adjunct professor, asian religions and old testament Lindenwood University, St. Charles, since 2010. Racquetball professional Jewish Community Center, St. Louis, 2004—2006. With Legends World Championships, St. Louis, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Certified Interim Ministry Network, Minnesota, 1992. Councilor Order DeMolay, Tokyo, 1964, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, St. Olaf College, Minnesota, 1967, in transcendental meditation technique Maharishi International University, Iowa, 1976, tournament referee American Professional Racquetball Organization, 1994, master councilor 1967, 1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The TM Book: Transcendental Meditation and How to Enjoy the Rest of Your Life (championship award). Editor: Concord, the Student Journal of Luther Seminary. Author: (screenplays) Louisiana Deliverance: The Hurricane Camille Rape Case.

      Contributor articles to professional journals. Author: On the Theological permissibility of the psychotherapeutic use of transcendental Meditation in a Christian Context.

Membership

Sidha and teacher Spiritual Regeneration Movement, Fairfield, Iowa, since 1975. Member of United States Amateur Racquetball Association (Best New Proposal of Year 1992), Jewish Community Center St. Louis (health club associate since 2002, Odie Salzman fellowship 2010).

Connections

Married Maren Lee Swanson, May 8, 1973 (divorced May 8, 1985). 1 child Christopher Swanson.

father:
John Rolf Reigstad

mother:
Eleanor Jane Reynolds

spouse:
Maren Lee Swanson

child:
Christopher Swanson Reigstad