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Robert Bunger Thieme, Jr., was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Anna (Cloakey) and Robert Bunger Thieme. He grew up in Beverly Hills, California, where he attended Beverly Hills High School. His undergraduate studies were at the University of Arizona at Tucson where he majored in Greek, graduating with honors in 1940. While attending university he met and married Betty Beal, the daughter of a Baptist minister. Thieme's seminary studies at Dallas Theological Seminary were interrupted by World War II (WWII) service, where he rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Army Air Corps, and was in charge of training all Army Air Corps cadets at Luke Field. After World War II he resumed his studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. These recordings were created at the Berachah Church, Houston, Texas, where Rev. Thieme served as pastor from 1950 until he retired in 2003.

This collection Includes 14 16 2/3 rpm recordings. They have been reformatted to CD.



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