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Theology educator

Robert Paul Lightner, American theology educator.

Background

Lightner, Robert Paul was born on April 4, 1931 in Cleona, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Earnest A. and Edith A. (Miller) Lightner.

Education

BTh, Baptist Bible Seminary, Johnson City, New York, 1955. Master of Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1959. Doctor of Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1964.

Modern Language Association, Southern Methodist University, 1972.

Career

Instructor Bible and theology, Baptist Bible Seminary, 1959-1961;assistant professor systematic theology, department chairman theology, Baptist Bible Seminary, 1964-1966;associate professor, Baptist Bible Seminary, 1967-1968;assistant professor, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1968-1974;associate professor, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1974-1984;professor, Dallas Theological Seminary, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Christian periodicals and Sunday school literature.

Connections

Married Pearl Martha Hostetter, July 27, 1952. Children: Nancy, Nadine, Natalie.

father:
Earnest A. Lightner

mother:
Edith A. (Miller) Lightner

spouse:
Pearl Martha Hostetter

child:
Nancy Lightner

child:
Nadine Lightner

child:
Natalie Lightner