Rosalie H Zinke, the lesson author of Worship, the Adult Sabbath School Bible Study Guide for the third quarter of 2011, previously authored Sabbath School lessons for the fourth quarter 1983 entitled Songs of Experience and the first quarter 1991, called Crisis, Change and Challenge on the book of Samuel. (You will find the author listed as “Rosalie Haffner Lee.”) The Review and Herald published two books by her (as Rosalie Haffner Lee). Let Me Tell You About My God: The Psalms Portray God, was published in 1983 and Never Far From Grace in 1990. (Both books appear to be currently out of print, but you may find used copies.)
Rosalie was born as Rosalie Haffner on May 12, 1931. She grew up in Oklahoma and then Texas. After graduating from Union College in Nebraska with a BA in Religion, Rosalie served as a Bible instructor on the staff of several institutional churches, including Battle Creek Tabernacle, College View and Hinsdale. She was the Dean of Women at two Seventh-day Adventist Academies in California and Nebraska. She was a well known author within the Seventh-day Adventist church community. Rosalie was an Executive Committee Member of the Adventist Theological Society. Upon moving to Hendersonville in 1992, she served as Chaplain at Park Ridge Hospital.
Rosalie Zinke died on May 14, 2011, just after her eightieth birthday. She was married to David Zinke and was living in North Carolina at the time of her death