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religion educator

Lawrence Albert Sinclair, American Religion educator. Ordained to ministry United Presbyterian Church, 1955. Nettie F. McCormick Graduate Fellow, 1955-1957, Johns Hopkins Graduate Scholar, 1955-1958, Presbyterian Graduate Fellow, 1958.

Background

Sinclair, Lawrence Albert was born on September 19, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of James Lawrence Sinclair and Helen Marie Thompson Owens.

Education

Bachelor, Carroll College, 1952; Bachelor's Degree, McCormick Seminary, 1955; Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1958.

Career

From assistant professor to associate professor, Carroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin, 1958-1967; professor, chairperson Religion department, Carroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin, since 1967; visiting lecturer, Marquette U., Milwaukee, since 1971. Vice-moderator Milwaukee Presbyterian, Milwaukee, 1972, moderator, 1973, chairperson of county, 1974. Consultant Association College and Research Libraries of the American Library Association, since 1967.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry United Presbyterian Church, 1955.

Membership

Member Society of Biblical Literature (secretary midwest chapter 1962-1966, president 1971), Catholic Biblical Society, Chicago Society of Biblical Research, American Schools of Oriental Research, Biblical Archeological Society Milwaukee (board directors since 1981, president 1985-1987).

Connections

Married Jean Marie Rabehl, June 5, 1952 (divorced 1980), children: Stephen, Andrew, Susan, Elizabeth. Married Donna Alberta Behnke, July 30, 1981.

father:
James Lawrence Sinclair

mother:
Helen Marie Thompson Owens

spouse:
Donna Alberta Behnke

spouse:
Jean Marie Rabehl

child:
Stephen Sinclair

child:
Andrew Sinclair

child:
Susan Sinclair

child:
Elizabeth Sinclair