Norman J. Threinen, B.A., M.Div., S.T.M., Th.D., emeritus,
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis MO (B.A. 1958, M.Div. 1961, S.T.M. 1962, Th.D. 1980). Pastor, St. Peter, Edmonton AB (1962-71); Executive Secretary: Division of Theology, Lutheran Council in Canada (1971-84); Joint Commission on Inter-Lutheran Relationships (1971-78); Lutheran Merger Commission (1978-84); guest professor of Historical Theology, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Saskatoon SK (1980, 1982); Associate Professor of Historical Theology, Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton AB (1984-93); Professor (1993-2002); Interim President (2012-2013); guest professor, Odessa, Ukraine (1995); Rector, Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Odessa, Ukraine (1998-present); Emeritus since 2002.
Academic Service at Concordia Lutheran Seminary
Dean of Student Life, Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton AB (1984-93); Acting Director (2001-02) and Director (2002-07) of Missionary Study Centre; Acting President (2003-04), Interim President (2012-2013).
E-100 Biblical Hermeneutics; EN-107 New Testament Isagogics; EN-512 Luke; EN-532 1 Peter; H/S-565 Awakenings and Confessional Renewal in 19th Century Germany; H-130 Lutheran Reformation; H-231 Early Christianity; H-280 Lutheran Church in Canada.
A History of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Landestreu, Saskatchewan (1970)
In Search of Identity. A Look at Lutheran Identity in Canada. (1977)
Toward Union. Lutheran Merger Negotiations in Canada, 1972-1978. (1979)
A Sower Went Out. A History of the Manitoba and Saskatchewan District of Lutheran Church—Canada (Missouri Synod). (1982)
Fifty Years of Lutheran Convergence: The Canadian Case Study. (1983)
Like a Mustard Seed. A Centennial History of the Ontario District of Lutheran Church—Canada (Missouri Synod). (1989)
Like a Leaven. A History of the Alberta-British Columbia District of Lutheran Church—Canada. (1994)
A Sower Went Out. Supplement. A History of the Central District of Lutheran Church—Canada. (1997)
Luther’s Rose. Translation of Rosen im Schnee, Katharina Luther, geboren von Bora. (2003)
Built on the Rock. A Centennial Sketch of St. Peter’s Historic Lutheran Church, Edmonton, Alberta. 1904—2004. (2004)
A Religious-Cultural Mosaic. A Story of Lutherans in Canada. (2006)
They Called Him Red. The Life and Times of Albert Schwermann. (2008)
“The Stuermer Union Movement in Canada” Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (1973): 148-157.
“Early Lutheranism in Western Canada” Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (1974): 110-117.
“Lutheran Immigration Board of Canada” Minutes and Reports of the 13th Archivists and Historians’ Conference (1975): 72-84.
“Lutherans in Colonial Nova Scotia. A Reflection on Church-State Relationships” Lutheran Theological Review (1989): 17-27.
“Some European Influences on Inter-Lutheran Relationships in Ontario” Lutheran Theological Review (1990): 54-65.
“C.F.W.Walther: Model of Spiritual Formation in a Confessional Lutheran Context” Lutheran Theological Review (1993): 65-79.
“Friedrich Michael Ziegenhagen (1694-1776): German Lutheran Pietist in the English Court” Lutheran Theological Review (1999-2000): 56-94.