Rev. Dr. Norman A. Beck Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

SEGUIN, TX, February 10, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rev. Dr. Norman A. Beck with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Rev. Dr. Beck celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Excelling as a professor of theology and classical languages at Texas Lutheran University since 1975, Rev. Dr. Beck has become a well-received expert in his field throughout his 45 year professional tenure. Notably designated as a Poehlmann professor and a Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation professor, he has taught various theological courses and became renowned on campus for his expertise in the relationship between Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Rev. Dr. Beck formerly provided his wealth of knowledge to students at Princeton Theological Seminary and Capital University.

Among the most significant books written and published by Rev. Dr. Beck are Mature Christianity in the 21st Century, also, in German as Muendiges Christentum im 21. Jahrhundert, Anti-Roman Cryptograms in the New Testament: Hidden Transcripts of Hope and Liberation, Blessed to Be a Blessing to Each Other: Jews, Christians, and Muslims as Children of Abraham in the Middle East, as well as The New Testament: A New Translation and Redaction, and a movie script “Jesus, the Man.” He has also served as the pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Monroe, Michigan, King of Kings Lutheran Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Stockdale, Texas.

Rev. Dr. Beck earned a Bachelor of Arts in comprehensive social science and political science at Capital University in 1958, a Bachelor of Arts in divinity at Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1962 and a Doctor of Philosophy in biblical studies and the New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1967. Additionally, he obtained an Honorary Doctorate from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in 1990. Likewise, Rev. Dr. Beck was ordained to ministry through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in 1966.

Backed by several professional organizations, Rev. Dr. Beck has been active as a supportive member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the American Academy of Religion, the American Schools of Oriental Research, the Christian Study Group on Jews and Judaism and the Association of Church Teachers. In 1982, he was the recipient of a Distinguished Faculty Award by the Texas Lutheran College Alumni Association. He later accepted a Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation Award in 1992, which recognizes 10 outstanding full-time teachers annually within the state of Texas. A celebrated Marquis listee, Rev. Dr. Beck has been featured in the fourth edition of Who’s Who in Religion.

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