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Laurence Forman Kinney

Laurence Forman Kinney, American educator. Member National Association Biblical Instrs. (Southern div.), Southern Society for Philosophy Religion, Presbyterian Ednl. Association of South (president 1950-1951), Phi Beta Kappa, Lambda Chi Alpha, Tau Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa. Contributing editor: The Presbyterian Outlook, since 1941.

Background

  • Kinney, Laurence Forman was born on November 27, 1902 in Montgomery, West Virginia, United States. Son of William Laurence and Leila (Hitner) Kinney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Hampden Sydney (Virginia) College, 1926, Doctor of Laws, 1953. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1929. A.M., University of Virginia 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.

      Bennett Wood Green fellow for study abroad from University of Virginia, 1937-1938, student of University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1938.

    Career

    • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1929. Professor Bible and theology General Assembly’s Training School, Richmond, Virginia, 1938-1943. Exchange professor theology Union Theological Seminary, 1938-1940, exchange professor philosophy William and Mary College, Richmond div., 1940-1941.

      Professor Bible, Bachelor of Arts Curry Chair, Southwestern at Memphis since 1944. Member of New York University Graduate Workshop Palestine 1957. Director academic relations Memphis Adult Education Center.

    Works

    • Author: Not Like Ordinary Men, published 1961. Also articles in various religious publications.

    Membership

    Member National Association Biblical Instrs. (Southern div.), Southern Society for Philosophy Religion, Presbyterian Ednl. Association of South (president 1950-1951), Phi Beta Kappa, Lambda Chi Alpha, Tau Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Contributing editor: The Presbyterian Outlook, since 1941.

    Connections

    • Married Fannie Kathryn Patterson, June 11, 1929. Children: Kathryn (Mistress.
    • father: William Laurence Kinney
    • mother: Leila (Hitner) Kinney
    • spouse: Fannie Kathryn Patterson
    • child: Kathryn (Mrs Kinney
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    Died April 19, 1966
    (aged 63)
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