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religious organization administrator

Richard Lee van Houten, religious organization administrator. With United States Army, 1968-1970, Vietnam.

Background

Houten, Richard Lee van was born on July 4, 1946 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Herman and Rose (Vennema) van Houten.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, 1968. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University British Columbia, 1981.

Career

Instructor religion, Calvin College, 1979;instructor religion, U. Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 1980;instructor religion, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1981;missionary, Chinese Church Research Center, Hong Kong, 1982-1987;general secretary, Reformed Ecumenical Council, Grand Rapids, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Wise as Serpents, Gentle as Doves, 1988. Editor monthly newsletter. Contributor articles to magazines.

Membership

With United States Army, 1968-1970, Vietnam.

Connections

Married Christiana DeGroot, May 28, 1972. Children: Rosemarie, Nicholas, Adrianna, Katrine.

father:
Herman Houten

mother:
Rose (Vennema) Houten

spouse:
Christiana DeGroot

child:
Rosemarie Houten

child:
Nicholas Houten

child:
Adrianna Houten

child:
Katrine Houten