Christian Sorenson

(1874-1965). Teacher and pastor. A native of Denmark, he came to the United States in 1892. He became a Seventh-day Adventist by reading church literature and was in the first graduating class of the academy at Keene, Texas. After his marriage to Hattie White in 1898, he was employed by the Texas Conference. Later he was called as an evangelist to the Oklahoma Conference. After some university work, he became Bible and history teacher and dean of boys at Keene Academy and also served as principal for a time. In 1911 he moved to Takoma Park, Maryland, to connect with Washington Missionary College. In 1920, after taking advanced work at Columbia and George Washington universities, Elder Sorenson was called as history teacher at Emmanuel Missionary College. In 1932 he joined the faculty of La...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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