Kurt K. Hendel


Dr. Kurt K. Hendel

E-mailkhendel@lstc.edu
AddressLutheran School of Theology at Chicago
1100 East 55th Street
Chicago, IL 60615
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Bernard, Fischer, Westberg Distinguished Ministry Professor of Reformation History, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Bernard, Fischer, Westberg Distinguished Ministry Professor of Reformation History, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

B.A., Concordia Senior College,
M.Div., Concordia Seminary, St. Louis,
M.A., Ohio State University,
Ph.D., Ohio State University,

Kurt K. Hendel is the first Bernard, Fischer, Westberg Distinguished Ministry Professor of Reformation History at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.

Before joining the LSTC faculty in 1983, Hendel taught at Christ Seminary-Seminex, St. Louis, Mo., where he was chair of the faculty and director of financial aid. An ordained minister, Hendel served as assistant to the pastor at Bethel Lutheran Church, University City, Mo., from 1974-83.

The author of numerous articles on Reformation and church history, several of his essays, including “The Doctrine of the Ministry: The Reformation Heritage,” have been published in Currents in Theology and Mission. He is currently engaged in a lengthy research project on the sixteenth-century reformer, Johannes Bugenhagen. His translation and commentary on Bugenhagen’s sermon at Martin Luther’s funeral can be found at the Lutheran Funeral Sermon Project.

Hendel received the bachelor of arts degree from Concordia Senior College, Fort Wayne, Ind., the master of divinity degree from Concordia Seminary, and the master of arts and doctor of philosophy degrees from Ohio State University, Columbus. From 1980-81, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Göttingen and conducted post-doctoral research at the Herzog August Bibliothek in Germany.



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