The Annual Steinthal Lecture: The Warner Sisters

November 13, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Curtin Memorial Library

The Rev. Dr. Glenn I. Henricksen presented the 2012 Annual Steinthal Lecture at Mount Saint Mary College: Susan and Anna Warner of Constitution Island: The faith of two 19th century women and its meaning for today.

Dr. Henricksen was born in Seattle, Washington. He spent his grade school years on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, and his high school and college years in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He obtained the BS in chemistry from Carnegie-Mellon University. He received master of theology degrees from The Biblical Seminary in New York and Princeton Theological Seminary. He earned a PhD degree from New York University in religious studies. He was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1961.

Dr. Henricksen has served several churches as pastor, assistant pastor, and supply pastor. He was assistant professor of religious studies at Mount Saint Mary College, taught science and chemistry at Mount Saint Mary High School, and served for 18 years as Protestant chaplain at the Letchworth Village Developmental center.

In retirement Dr. Henricksen sings with the Golden Age Singers of Poughkeepsie and preaches where needed throughout the lower Hudson Valley. He and his wife, Jennie, reside in the Town of Newburgh. They have four children and five grandchildren.

History of the Steinthal Lecture series: 

The Steinthal Lecture, established in memory of Dr. Eric Steinthal, was funded by his son, Nicholas. The senior Steinthal was a noted Newburgh physician who died in 1986. He taught religion, philosophy, literature, and art at the College for 27 years.

For more information about the Steinthal Lecture, contact James Cotter, Mount Saint Mary College professor of English, at 845-569-3162.

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