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Samuel Howard Miller

Samuel Howard Miller, American university dean, clergyman. Fellow Academy Arts and Sciences.

Background

  • Miller, Samuel Howard was born on February 3, 1900 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Howard and Martha (Edmondson) Miller.

  • Education

    • Student Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1917-1918. Bachelor of Theology, Colgate University, 1923, Doctor of Divinity, 1953. Doctor of Letters, Clark University, 1959.

      Doctor of Divinity, Chicago Theological School, 1960, Kalamazoo College, 1962. Master of Arts (honorary), Harvard, 1959. D.Ed., U. Chattanooga, 1961.

      Doctor of Divinity, Denison U., 1962. Doctor of Laws, Franklin, 1964.

    Career

    • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1923. Minister Calvary Baptist Church, Belmar, New Jersey, 1923-1928, Arlington, New Jersey, 1928-1930, First Baptist Church, Clifton, New Jersey, 1930-1935, Old Cambridge Baptist Church, (Massachusetts), 1935-1959. Adjunct Professor philosophy of religion Andover Newton Thel.

      School, 1951-1958; lecturer Harvard Division School, 1954-1958, professor pastoral theology, 1958-1959, dean, 1959-1968. Secretary commission on worship and arts National Council Churches.

    Works

    • Author: The Life of the Soul, 1951. The Life of the Church, 1953. Great Realities, 1955.

      Prayers for Daily Use, 1957. The Dilemma of Modern Belief. Man the Believer, 1968.

      Religion in a Technical Age, 1968.

    Membership

    Fellow Academy Arts and Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Myra Studley, 1918. Children: Myra Theresa (Mistress.
    • father: Howard Miller
    • mother: Martha (Edmondson) Miller
    • spouse: Myra Studley
    • child: Myra Theresa (Mrs Miller
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    Born February 3, 1900
    Died March 20, 1968
    (aged 68)
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