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Charles Sumner Nash

theologian

Charles Sumner Nash, American theologian. Member Religious Education Association, Amherst Chapter Delta Kappa Epsilon.; Clubs:.

Background

Nash, Charles Sumner was born on February 18, 1856 in Granby, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Lorenzo Smith and Nancie Swinington (Knight) Nash.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1877, A.M., 1891. Instructor Robert College, Constantinople, Turkey, 1877-1880. Bachelor of Divinity, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1883, post-graduate student, 1883-1884.

Doctor of Divinity, Amherst, 1897.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1884. Pastor First Church, E. Hartford, Connecticut, 1884-1890. Instructor elocution and Biblical theology, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1890-1891.

Professor homiletics and pastoral theology, 1891-1911, president and professor church polity, 1911-1920, president emeritus and professor church polity, 1920, Pacific Theological Seminary (now Pacific School of Religion), Berkeley, California Carew lecturer, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1908-1909. Assistant moderator, National Council Congressional Churches, 1910-1913.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Congregational Administration (Carew Lectures), 1909. Our Widening Thought of God, 1914.

Membership

Member Religious Education Association, Amherst Chapter Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Connections

Married Marie Louise Henry, May 15, 1889. Children: Charles Sumner (deceased), Katharine Louise (deceased).

father:
Lorenzo Smith Nash

mother:
Nancie Swinington (Knight) Nash

spouse:
Marie Louise Henry

child:
Charles Sumner Nash (deceased)

child:
Katharine Louise Nash (deceased)