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Bradley Erven Ryant

Bradley Erven Ryant was American clergyman, publishing company executive. Ordained minister Unitarian Universalist Church, 1973. Member Poets in Residence Writers Group (founding), Comstock Writers Group (honorary, honored poet).

Background

  • Ryant, Bradley Erven was born on July 5, 1935 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Ervin and Jessie Maud (Gillman) Ryant.

  • Education

    • Master of Divinity, Bangor Theological Seminary, 1970. Bachelor, Florida Atlantic University, 1973.

    Career

    • Musician, Oneida, New York, 1955-1965. Pastor Universalist Church, Central Square, 1974-1976, Cortland, 1976-1984. Street minister Syracuse, 1984-1987.

      Owner, manager Snowbound Press, West Monroe, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained minister Unitarian Universalist Church, 1973.

    Works

    • Author: (poetry under the name Josip Juraj Snow) Strange Whispers in the Night, 1988, The Moving Darkness, 1989, the Night the Flowers Died, 1990, A Curious Mixture of Hope and Dispair, 1991. Editor Poetry Peddler, since 1988. Bi-monthly poetry columnist, since 1988.

      Contributor articles to various publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Poets in Residence Writers Group (founding), Comstock Writers Group (honorary, honored poet).

    Personality

    Interests

    Camping.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Mae Fellows, June l3, l959. Children: Kenneth Nolan, Timothy Alan.
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    • 1970
      Bangor Theological Seminary
    • 1973
      Florida Atlantic University
    • 1955 - 1965
      Musician
      Oneida, Tennessee, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      pastor Universalist Church
      Central Square, New York, United States
    • 1976 - 1984
      pastor Universalist Church
      Cortland, New York, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      street minister Syracuse