Bachelor magna cum laude, Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio, 1949. Fulbright scholar philosophy, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1950. Division student, New College, 1951.
Division student, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1951. Bachelor of Divinity magna cum laude, Drew University, 1953. Ezra Squire Tipple fellow, St. Mary's College, University St. Andrews, Scotland, 1953.
Doctor of Philosophy, St. Mary's College, University St. Andrews, Scotland, 1956. Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Division School, 1970.
Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1952. Minister Rockaway Valley, New Jersey, 1955-1957. Lecturer philosophy Drew University, 1957.
Member faculty Allegheny College, since 1957, chaplain, 1957-1963, James M. Thoburn professor religion, chairman department religion and philosophy, since 1966. Visiting scholar Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1963-1964. Visiting professor University Kent, England.
Chairman committee higher education Western Pennsylvania conference Methodist Church, 1962-1967. Del World Methodist Ecumenical Conference, Oxford, England, 1962.
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Division vice chairman local United Fund, 1965-1970. Board directors Meadville Multiracial Committee, 1966-1970, Meadville chapter National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, since 1963. Chairman board trustees Meadville Public Library, since 1980.
Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member Danforth Associates (regional selection chairman since 1975), American Academy Religion, Psi Kappa Omega.
Married Joyce Alene Parker, June 29, 1950. 1 son, Merrick Scott.