Magazine article The Christian Century

Deaths

Magazine article The Christian Century

Deaths

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* Carl A. Volz, professor of church history at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, died December 3 at his home at the age of 65. Volz taught for 24 years at Luther Seminary, a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and for ten years at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, a seminary of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. His publications include The Medieval Church, which was honored by the Academy of Parish Clergy; The Land and the Book: An Introduction to the World of the Bible; Pastoral Life and Practice in the Early Church; and Faith and Practice in the Early Church.

* Maud Keister Jensen, the first woman to receive full clergy rights as an ordained Methodist pastor, died October 12 in Madison, New Jersey, at the age of 94. Jensen was admitted "on trial" to the Central Pennsylvania Annual Conference on May 18, 1956, which allowed her to be eligible to become a full member two years later. A longtime missionary to Korea, she was twice honored by the Korean government for her social welfare work. …

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