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Charles D. Barrett

Charles D. Barrett, American religion educator, minister. Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church. Dempster fellow United Methodist Board Education, 1959-1962, Lilly fellow, 1959-1962.


  • Barrett, Charles D. was born on June 24, 1933 in Ninety-Six, South Carolina, United States. Son of James Anderson and Helen Mae (Reid) Barrett.

  • Education

    • AB, Wofford College, 1955. Bachelor's Degree, Emory University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Drew University, 1968.


    • Pastor Epworth United Methodist Church, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1954-1956, Malden United Methodist Charge, Malden-on-Hudson, New York, 1962-1963, Catawba-Van Wyck (South Carolina) United Methodist Charge, 1963-1966. Professor religion Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, since 1966, Peter Hendrix chair, 1989. Member board education South Carolina conference United Methodist Church, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church.


    • Author: Understanding the Christian Faith, 1980.


    Cubmaster local chapter Cub Scouts division Boy Scouts American. Chair board directors Spartanburg Pastoral Counseling Center, 1988-1990. Member South Carolina Academy Religion (past president), Alston Wilkes Society (past president Spartanburg County chapter).


    • Married Sally Gay Cross, August 20, 1966. Children: Sandra Cross, Robert Christopher.
    • father: James Anderson Barrett
    • mother: Helen Mae (Reid) Barrett
    • spouse: Sally Gay Cross
    • children: Sandra Cross Barrett
    • Robert Christopher Barrett
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    • 1955
      Wofford College
    • 1959
      Emory University
    • 1968
      Drew University
    • 1954 - 1956
      Pastor Epworth United Methodist Church
      Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      Pastor Epworth United Methodist Church
      New York, United States
    • 1963 - 1966
      Pastor Epworth United Methodist Church
    • 1966
      professor, religion Wofford College
      Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
    • 1989
      professor, religion Wofford College