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theologian

Reinert August Jernberg, Norwegian theologian. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Jernberg, Reinert August was born on November 30, 1855 in Fredrikehald, Norway. Son of Peter August and Anne Margrete (Skjoldal) Jernberg.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1884. Bachelor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1887, Doctor of Divinity, 1910.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1884. Pastor East Berlin, Connecticut, 1883-1885, Puritan Church, Chicago, 1887-1889, Douglas Park Church, 1890. Instructor, 1885-1895, professor, 1895-1916, and director Danish Norwegian Institute in Chicago Theological Seminary.

Professor New Testament literature, Union Theological College (successor), Chicago, 1916-1923. Lecturer in New Testament Greek University of Southern California, 1924-1925. Librarian Division School University of Southern California, 1925-1939.

Founder, 1890, and editor 10 years, of Evangelisten (Norwegian weekly). Ministerial member Conference Congressional Churches.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to religious periodicals, American and Norwegian.

Membership

Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Connections

Married Sarah Emily Libby, May 5, 1887 (died 1910).; married second, Lenore Cumings, 1922. Children: Prudence Emily, Arthur Reinert.

father:
Peter August Jernberg

mother:
Anne Margrete (Skjoldal) Jernberg

spouse:
Lenore Cumings

spouse:
Sarah Emily Libby

child:
Arthur Reinert Jernberg

child:
Prudence Emily Jernberg