BA in Philosophy, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1962
Masters of Divinity, Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1965
Ph.D. in Sociology of Religion, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1968
Saint Michaels College, 1968 to present. Promoted to Full Professor, 1979
|Editor, Sociological Analysis: A Journal in the Sociology of Religion, 1979-1982 |
|President, Association for the Sociology of Religion, 1985. |
|Area Editor for Sociology/Anthropology of Religion, Religious Studies Review, 1984-1991 |
|Governing Board Member or Committee Chair: Religious Research Association, Society for
the Scientific Study of Religion, and Association for the Sociology of Religion. |
|Ordained Minister in the American Baptist Churches, USA |
|Pastor, Valley Memorial Baptist Chapel, Kansas City, Missouri |
|Baptist Chaplain at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut |
|Moderator, Town of Colchester, Vermont, 1983 to present |
Publications and Paper Presentations:
Seasons of Marriage and Family Life. Holt, Rinehart and Winston,
Social Consequences of Religious Belief, ed., Paragon House,
Religion and Global Order, ed., Paragon House, 1991.
Twenty-three articles in journals such as: Journal for the
Scientific Study of Religion, Sociological Analysis, The World & I, The Christian
Century, International Journal on World Peace, et al.
Eighteen chapters in various scholarly books.
Over 150 book reviews and notes
Paper presentations at over 70 conferences in the United States and
other countries, including: Mexico, Canada, India, China, Japan, Korea, Philippines,
Russia, France, England, Uruguay, Martinique, and St. Martin.
|Sociology of Religion |
|Sociological Theory |
|Globalization Theory |
|The Family in the Occident and Orient |
|Human Rights: Historical Origins and Contemporary Developments |