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Robert Raymond Beck, American priest. Member Society Biblical Literature, American Academy Religion, Catholic Theological Society of America.

Background

Beck, Robert Raymond was born on August 28, 1940 in Waterloo, Iowa, United States. Son of Paul Clayton and Mildred Anne (Klein) Beck.

Education

Bachelor, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, 1962. Master of Theology, Aquinas Institute Theology, Dubuque, 1965. Certified of study, Ecole Biblique, Jerusalem, 1978.

Doctor of Ministry, Catholic University, 1983.

Career

Associate pastor St. Columbkille Parish, Dubuque, 1966-1971. With campus ministry University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1971-1973. Instructor of Scripture Aquinas Institute Theology, 1973-1981.

Professor religious studies Loras College, since 1981, chair department religious studies, 1992—2001, John Cardinal O'Connor endowed chair in Catholic thought, 1999-2000. Co-founder, board directors Catholic Worker, Dubuque, 1976-1994. Co-founder, pastor Anawim Faith Community, Dubuque, since 1981.

Founder, director Ray Herman Peace Center, Dubuque, 1983-1986.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Nonviolent Story: Narrative Conflict Resolution in the Gospel of Mark, 1996. Composer: (rock opera) Mark, A Pop Opera 1975, 87, 99, Our Father, 1968. Columnist: Sunday's Word, 1982-1987.

      Editor: Loras Faculty Review, 1989-1999. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Society Biblical Literature, American Academy Religion, Catholic Theological Society of America.

Connections

father:
Paul Clayton Beck

mother:
Mildred Anne (Klein) Beck