Joel Bjorling

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General Information

Name: Joel Bjorling

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1952 in Galesburg, IL



Illinois Connection

Bjorling was born in Galesburg and lived most of his life in the Knoxville-Gilson area. His Illinois writings have featured the former Universalist Church in Galesburg as well as Swedish cultural events in Bishop Hill. He wrote a Spirituality column for the former "Knoxville Journal," and was a columnist for the Galesburg independent publications "The Zephyr," "Galesburg Planet," and currently "The New Zephyr." He graduated from Robert Morris College in Carthage in 1972.

Biographical and Professional Information

  • Associate in General Studies--Robert Morris College, 1970-1972, Carthage, IL.
  • B.A,, Behavioral Science--Oral Roberts University, 1972-1975, Tulsa, OK.
  • MATS, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1978-1980, Chicago.

Further study:

  • Garrett-Evangelical Theological School
  • Moody Bible Institute
  • Bob Jones University

Published Works

  • The Baha'i Faith, Garland Publishing, 1985
  • The Churches of God, Seventh Day, Garland Publishing , 1987
  • Channeling, Garland Publishing, 1992
  • Reincarnation, Garland Publishing, 1996
  • Consulting Spirits, Greenwood Press, 1998
  • Country Star, Createspace, 2014
  • Karen's Secret, Createspace, 2015

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Baha'i Faith: A Historical Bibliography (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol 223)

ISBN: 082408974X
Release Date: 1985-09-01

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CHURCHES GOD 7TH DAY (Garland reference library of the humanities)

ISBN: 082408537X
Release Date: 1987-03-01

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Channeling: Bib Explor (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)

ISBN: 0824056914
Release Date: 1992-03-01

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Reincarnation: A Bibliography (Sects and Cults in America)

ISBN: 081531129X
Release Date: 1995-12-01

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Country Star

ISBN: 1493691449
Release Date: 2014-06-03

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Karen's Secret

ISBN: 1500766917
Release Date: 2015-01-20

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Joel Bjorling on WorldCat

Joel Bjorling on Amazon


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