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educator , Minister

David Wood Wills, American Minister, educator ( relig., Educated)minister, educator. Member American Academy Religion (chair Afro-American religious history group 1975-1978), American History Association, American Society Church History, American Studies Association, Organisation American Historians, Southern History Association Beta Kappa.

Background

Wills, David Wood was born on January 25, 1942 in Portland, Indiana, United States. Son of Theodore Oscar Mitchell and Elizabeth Lochore (Wood) Wills.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1962. Bachelor's Degree, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1975.

Career

Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1970. Assistant professor School of Religion, University of Southern California, 1970-1972. Assistant professor department.of religion Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1972-1978, associate professor, 1978-1983, professor, 1983-1990, professor religion and Black studies, 1990-1994, Winthrop H. Smith '16 professor American history and American studies, department religion and Blackstudies, 1994^, also director Luce Program in Comparative Religious Ethics 1978-1988.

Achievements

  • Certified ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1970.

Works

Membership

Member American Academy Religion (chair Afro-American religious history group 1975-1978), American History Association, American Society Church History, American Studies Association, Organisation American Historians, Southern History Association Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Carolyn Reynolds Montgomery, August 22, 1964. Children: John Brookings, Theodore Worcester, Thomas Churchill.

father:
Theodore Oscar Mitchell Wills

mother:
Elizabeth Lochore (Wood) Wills

spouse:
Carolyn Reynolds Montgomery

child:
John Brookings Wills

child:
Theodore Worcester Wills

child:
Thomas Churchill Wills