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David Fredrickson joined the New Testament faculty at Luther Seminary in 1987 and was promoted to associate professor in 1992.
Ordained in 1980, he was associate pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Janesville, Wis., for the next three years.
Fredrickson received the B.A. degree from Carleton College, Northfield, Minn., in 1975 and the M.Div. degree from Luther Seminary in 1980. He then earned the
"Christianity at its best is not about spiritual perfection, but whether my neighbor has enough to eat."
David Fredrickson's approach to the New Testament is theological. "I try to get students to read the texts as giving information about God," he says. "The doctrine of God is probably the doctrine that is most unreflected upon and unchallenged."
Western Christians, says Fredrickson, tend to read
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