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religion educator

Joseph Edward Coleson, American religion educator. Ordained to ministry Wesleyan Church, 1979. Member Wesleyan Theological Society, Society Biblical Literature, American Academy Religion, American Oriental Society, Oxford Institute Methodist Theological Studies, Theta Alpha Kappa.

Background

Coleson, Joseph Edward was born on February 5, 1947 in Hart, Michigan, United States. Son of Albert Herman and Maxine Matilda (Rickard) Coleson.

Education

Bachelor, Marion College, 1968. Master of Arts, Brandeis University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, 1982.

Career

Curriculum editor, Wesleyan Church, Marion, Indiana, 1970-1972;professor, Western Evangelical Seminary, Portland, Oregon, 1977-1991;professor religion, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, New York, 1991-1995;professor Old Testament, Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missoury, since 1995;professor interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy in Relig. Studies, UMKC Consortium, Kansas City, Missoury, since 1995. Malone fellow to Syria and Kuwait, National Council on United States-Arab Rels., 1992.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Wesleyan Church, 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications, chapters to books. Member editorial board Shalom Oregon, 1978-1980. Co-editor: Go the Land I Will Show You, 1996.

      Author: Ezer Cenegdo: A Power Like Him, Facing Him as Equal, 1996.

Membership

Member Wesleyan Theological Society, Society Biblical Literature, American Academy Religion, American Oriental Society, Oxford Institute Methodist Theological Studies, Theta Alpha Kappa.

Connections

Married Charlotte DeLee West, June 20, 1970. Children: Jeremy, Sarah.

father:
Albert Herman Coleson

mother:
Maxine Matilda (Rickard) Coleson

spouse:
Charlotte DeLee West

child:
Jeremy Coleson

child:
Sarah Coleson