Solberg, Richard William

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SOLBERG, Richard William

SOLBERG, Richard William. American, b. 1917. Genres: History, Theology/Religion. Career: Instructor in History, St. Olaf College, North- field, Minnesota, 1940-41; Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Ingleside, Illinois, 1943-45; Professor of History, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, S. D., 1945-49, 1950-53, and 1956-64; Religious Affairs Adviser, U.S. High Commission for Germany, 1949-50; Sr. Representative in Germany, Lutheran World Service, 1953-56; Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Thiel College, Greenville, Pa., 1964-73; Director, Dept. for Higher Education, Lutheran Church in America, 1973-82; Director, History Project, Lutheran Educational Conference of North America, 1982-85; Adjunct Professor of History, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, 1982-93; Archivist/Historian, Catholic Relief Services and Lutheran World Federation, New York City, 1988-90; Anniversary Historian, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, New York City, 1989-91; Interim Pastor, Westlake Lutheran Church, West- lake Village, CA, 1991-92; St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Glendale, CA, 1994-95. Publications: As Between Brothers, 1957; God and Caesar in East Germany, 1961; How Church-Related Are Church-Related Colleges?, 1980; Lutheran Higher Education in North America, 1985; Miracle in Ethiopia, 1991; Open Doors, 1992. Address: 425-B Sierra College Dr, Grass Valley, CA 95945, U.S.A.