Dr. Arthur F. Graudin is a professor emeritus of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.
He retired in 1997 after 23 years of distinguished service as associate professor of Exegetical Theology and placement counselor. He served as director of Resident Field Education (1978-81, 1984-85) and acting dean of student life (1981-83).
He received his Master of Divinity from Concordia Seminary (1956) and his Doctor of Religion (D.Rel.) from the School of Theology in Claremont, Calif. (1972).
Before joining Concordia Seminary in 1974, Graudin served as missionary-at-large in Marion, Ind. (1950-51); pastor at St. James Lutheran Church in Marion (1951-56); associate professor at Concordia University in Milwaukee, Wis. (1956-58); pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Swissvale, Penn. (1958-61); assistant professor and dean of students at Concordia Teachers High School in Seward, Neb. (1961-64); and missionary-at-large in Claremont, Calif. (1965-74).
His published works include the book Mark’s Portrait of Jesus as Teacher (Claremont School of Theology); the “Sermon Series” in Concordia Theological Monthly; “The Lutheran Confessions and the Old Testament” in Concordia Journal; and a collection of sermons for The Concordia Pulpit. He was a frequent contributor of book reviews and sermon studies in Concordia Journal.