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Minister , Theology educator

D. Robert Kennedy, Jamaican theology educator, minister. Ordained Minister Seventh Day Adventist Church. Member American Academy Religion (teaching scholar 1993-1994), Adventist Society Religious Studies, Society Biblical Literature, Theta Alpha Kappa.

Background

Kennedy, D. Robert was born on August 24, 1946 in Manchester, Jamaica. Son of Robert Nathaniel and Mary Elizabeth (Williamson) Kennedy.

Education

MST, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1980. Master of Education, Columbia University, 1983. Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1984.

Doctor of Theology, St. Mark's Major Seminary, 1996.

Career

Pastor, Control Jamaica Conference, St. Catherines, Jamaica, 1971-1977;supervisor schools, Control Jamaica Conference, St. Catherines, Jamaica, 1977-1979;associate pastor Westmont Seventh Day Adventist, Quebec Conference, Montreal, 1979-1980;pastor grand concourse Seventh Day Adventist, Greater New York Conference, Mineola, 1980-1985;director church ministries, Greater New York Conference, Mineola, 1985-1990;director multicultural ministries, Seventh Day Adventist Church Canada, Oshawa, 1990-1991;professor religion & theology, Atlantic Union College, South Lancaster, Massachusetts, since 1991. Adjunct Professor doctoral students Union Institute, South Lancaster, since 1993. President cooperative credit union Control Jamaica Conference, 1978-1979.

Achievements

  • Ordained Minister Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Works

Membership

Member American Academy Religion (teaching scholar 1993-1994), Adventist Society Religious Studies, Society Biblical Literature, Theta Alpha Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodwork, walking, gardening, carving, travelling.

Connections

Married Seslie Evangeline Barham, September 13, 1970. Children: Robert Denton, Leighton Dewight, Sheldon Dean Ellsworth.

father:
Robert Nathaniel Kennedy

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Williamson) Kennedy

spouse:
Seslie Evangeline Barham

child:
Robert Denton Kennedy

child:
Leighton Dewight Kennedy

child:
Sheldon Dean Ellsworth Kennedy