Title: Professor Emeritus of Exegetical Studies
Company: Concordia Lutheran Seminary
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Vernon A. Raaflaub, Professor Emeritus of Exegetical Studies at Concordia Lutheran Seminary, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in theology.
Growing up, Mr. Raaflaub served as a teacher for his local parish. He thoroughly enjoyed educating others in theology, which is what inspired him to pursue a professional career in the field. In 1965, he earned a diploma in theology from the Concordia Theological Seminary, going on to acquire a Bachelor of Theology by 1972. Later, in 1985, he earned a Master’s degree in administration from the Briercrest Biblical Seminary, which was followed by a Master of Divinity from his alma mater in 1987.
Backed by a multitude of impressive credentials, Mr. Raaflaub began his career in 1965 as a pastor at the Nipawin Choiceland Lutheran Parish. He remained there until 1976, proceeding to take on work at the Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute. By 1977, Mr. Raaflaub was hired as an instructor and was steadily promoted as he consistently proved his skills. By the time he chose to relocate in 2001, he had earned the title of professor of Old Testament studies and academy dean. In the years that followed, Mr. Raaflaub began working with the Concordia Lutheran Seminary, where he has excelled as a professor emeritus of exegetical studies since 2007. When he is not working, he enjoys multitrack recording, swimming, playing guitar and spending time with his family. Mr. Raaflaub and his wife, Ellen, share two children and three grandchildren. As a testament to his professional success, he is featured in numerous editions of Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the West, and Who’s Who in the World.
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