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Religious studies educator , translator

Michael Leroy Sweeney, translator, religious studies educator. Certified field linguistics Summer Institute Linguistics, 1989. Member of Rotary International (Paul Harris Fellow 2009).

Background

Sweeney, Michael Leroy was born on June 26, 1956 in Red Oak, Iowa, United States. Son of Richard Earl and Alice Wendling Sweeney.

Education

Bachelor, Northwest Christian College, Eugene, Oregon, 1980. Master of Divinity, Emmanuel School Religion, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, 1989.

Career

Translator, translation consultant Pioneer Bible Translators, Madang, Papua New Guinea, 1991—2006. Professor Emmanuel School Religion, Johnson City, Tennessee. Honorary translation advisor United Bible Societies, Papua New Guinea, 1992—2006.

Achievements

  • Certified field linguistics Summer Institute Linguistics, 1989.

Membership

Member of Rotary International (Paul Harris Fellow 2009).

Connections

Married Linda Gayle Carpenter. Children: Christopher Michael, Ryan Stuart.

father:
Richard Earl

mother:
Alice Wendling Sweeney

spouse:
Linda Gayle Carpenter

children:
Christopher Michael Sweeney

Ryan Stuart Sweeney