Sarah S. Henrich

Sarah Henrich came to the Luther Seminary faculty in 1992 from Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, where she had been assistant professor of New Testament (half-time) since 1989.

A former high school teacher, Henrich was director of Christian education at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in New Canaan, Conn., from 1983 to 1988, and assistant pastor the following year.

She received the B.A. degree magna cum laude in 1969 from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa., the M.A. degree from Bryn Mawr (Pa.) in 1971, and the M.Div. degree from Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia in 1979. She received the Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 1994.

She is currently on the Lutheran-Disciples of Christ dialogue team. She has served on the Sacramental Practices Task Force of the ELCA as well as the Lutheran-Moravian dialogue team. She is a member of both the Society of Biblical Literature and the North America Patristics Society. She is also a docent at the Minneapolis Institue of Art.

She has written several adult curricula for Augsburg Fortress, including the Bible Study "Great Personalities of the New Testament" and most recently "See God's Grace in Action," a study of Acts for the Inspire series. Henrich has also published a number of articles and produced both video and audio tapes in the area of scripture study. She has led numerous Bible studies for a wide variety of groups throughout the church.

Professor Emeritus of New Testament
Luther Seminary
Religious Affiliation: 
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America




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