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religion educator

Lonnie Dean Kliever, American religion educator. Member American Academy Religion, Society for Science Study of Religion, Canada Society for Study of Religion, American Cultural Association, American Association of University Professors.

Background

Kliever, Lonnie Dean was born on November 18, 1931 in Corn, Oklahoma, United States. Son of David R. and Amanda W. Kliever.

Education

Bachelor, Hardin-Simmons University, 1955. Master of Divinity, Union Theol Seminary, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1963.

Career

Professor philosophy, University Texas, El Paso, 1962-1965;professor religion, Trinity U., San Antonio, 1965-1969;professor religious studies, U. Windsor (Ontario, Canada), 1969-1975;professor religious studies, Southern Methodist U., Dallas, since 1975.

Religion

A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.

Membership

Member American Academy Religion, Society for Science Study of Religion, Canada Society for Study of Religion, American Cultural Association, American Association of University Professors.

Connections

Married Arthiss Marie Laughman, August 14, 1964. Children: Launa Natale, Marney.

father:
David R.

mother:
Amanda W. Kliever

spouse:
Arthiss Marie Laughman

child:
Launa Natale Kliever

child:
Marney Kliever