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Charles Lynn Pyatt, American theologian. With Young Men’s Christian Association in France, 1917-1919. Member American Oriental Society, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, National Association Biblical Instructors, Masons ( Knights Templar, Shriner), Kiwanis, Phi Kappa Tau, Theta Phi (member senate).

Background

Pyatt, Charles Lynn was born on February 25, 1886 in Jacksonville, Illinois, United States. Son of John Cassell and Mary Belle (Cheaney) Pyatt.

Education

AB, Transylvania College, 1911. AM, Transylvania College, 1912. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Transylvania College, 1955.

Classical diploma, College of the Bible, Lexington, Kentucky, 1912. Bachelor's Degree, Yale Divinity School, 1913. Doctor of Theology, Harvard Divinity School, 1916.

Postdoctoral sties, Johns Hopkins University, 1942. Doctor of Divinity, Atlantic Christian College, 1957.

Career

Pastor, Center Christian Church, Gary, Indiana, 1916;pastor, Centenary Christian Church, Indianapolis, 1919-1920;professor Old Testament, College of the Bible, 1920-1953;chairman faculty, College of the Bible, 1928-1937;dean, College of the Bible, 1938-1953;emeritus, College of the Bible, from 1953;assistant to president, College of the Bible, from 1953. Director Board Higher Education of Disciples of Christ from 1934, vice president 1936-1938. Associate in county, Council for Clinical Training of Theological Students, 1936-1944.

Member Commision on Religion and Health of Federal Council of Churches of Christ, 1940-1946, Commision on Clinical Training, 1940-1942. Chairman S.E. Regional conference, American Association Theological Schools, 1940-1942. Executive secretary American Association Theological Schools from 1946, member Executive Committee from 1950.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor and contributor the College of the Bible Quarterly.

Membership

With Young Men’s Christian Association in France, 1917-1919. Member American Oriental Society, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, National Association Biblical Instructors, Masons ( Knights Templar, Shriner), Kiwanis, Phi Kappa Tau, Theta Phi (member senate).

Connections

Married Grace Strawn, September 6, 1910 (deceased September 1936).

father:
John Cassell Pyatt

mother:
Mary Belle (Cheaney) Pyatt

spouse:
Grace Strawn