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Rudiger Rainer Minor, German bishop.

Background

Minor, Rudiger Rainer was born on February 22, 1939 in Leipzig, Germany. Son of Ludwig and Lina (Minnert) Minor.

Education

Diploma in Theology, Karl Marx University, Leipzig, 1962. Doctor of Theology, Karl Marx University, Leipzig, 1968. Postgrad, United Methodist Theological Seminary, Bad Klosterlausnitz, German Democratic Republic, 1966.

Career

Research assistant Karl Marx University, Leipzig, 1962-1964. Pastor United Methodist Church, various cities, 1964-1976. Lecturer United Methodist Theological Seminary, Bad Klosterlausnitz, 1969-1976, professor church history, 1976-1986, president, 1984-1986.

Bishop United Methodist Church, Dresden, Germany, since 1986. Vice president World Methodist History Society, 1986-1991. Board directors United Methodist Board Church and Society.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Methodism in Saxony, 1968. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Gerlinde Johanna Mueller, October 24, 1964. Children: Mechthild, Bertram, Friedrun.

father:
Ludwig Minor

mother:
Lina (Minnert) Minor

spouse:
Gerlinde Johanna Mueller

children:
Mechthild Minor

Bertram Minor

Friedrun Minor