Bachelor of Arts, Midland College, Fremont, Nebraska, 1929. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1931, Doctor of Philosophy., 1934. Bachelor of Divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1932, New Testament fellow 1932-1933.
Student Union Theological Seminary, summer 1940, Columbia, summer 1940. Student University of Edinburgh, 1957-1958.
Instructor in religion Wesley College, North Dakota, 1934-1937. Assistant professor religion University of Tulsa, 1937-1939, associate professor, 1939-1943, professor, 1943-1953. Professor of religion and head of department of religion College of Wooster (Ohio) 1953-1967, professor religion, 1967-1970.
Ordained to ministry of Presbyterian Church, 1932.
Author: Types of Religious Experience Reflected in the Christian Liturgy of the First Century, 1937. The Nazi Christ, 1942. Edinburgh Year, 1962.
A Night in Ephesus. Contributor to Journal of Bible and Religion, Journal of Biblical Literature, Westminster Adult Bible Class, Social Progress, Books Abroad, Presbyterian Tribune, Presbyterian Outlook. Contributor reviews of books to learned journals in 6 langs., also to philosophical abstracts.
Born January 13, 1907