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Theology educator

Arthur Lewis Merrill, American theology educator. Ordained to ministry United Church of Christ, 1954. ATS-Lilly postdoctoral fellow, 1966-1967. Member Society Biblical Literature, American Schools Oriental Research, Israel Exploration Society, Minnesota Theological Library. Association (president 1994-1995).

Background

Merrill, Arthur Lewis was born on September 14, 1930 in Tura, Assam, India. Son of Alfred Francis and Ida (Walker) Merrill.

Education

Bachelor, College of Wooster, 1951; Bachelor's Degree with distinction, Berkeley Baptist Division School, 1954; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1962.

Career

Assistant professor, Baptist Missionary Training School, Chicago, 1957-1958; associate professor, Mission House Theological Seminary, Plymouth, Wisconsin, 1958-1962; associate professor, United Theological Seminary Twin Cities, New Brighton, Minnesota, 1962-1967; professor, United Theological Seminary Twin Cities, New Brighton, Minnesota, 1967-1995; professor emeritus, United Theological Seminary Twin Cities, New Brighton, Minnesota, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry United Church of Christ, 1954.

Works

Membership

Member Society Biblical Literature, American Schools Oriental Research, Israel Exploration Society, Minnesota Theological Library. Association (president 1994-1995).

Connections

Married Barbara Jean Mayer, August 18, 1951 (deceased June 1978). Children: Margaret Jean, Katherine Merrill Nelson, Robert L. Married Margaret Z. Morris, September 11, 1985.

father:
Alfred Francis Merrill

mother:
Ida (Walker) Merrill

spouse:
Margaret Z. Morris

spouse:
Barbara Jean Mayer

child:
Robert L. Merrill

child:
Margaret Jean Merrill

child:
Katherine Merrill Nelson Merrill