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religion educator

Donald Gray Wester, American religion educator. Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1950. Recipient Outstanding Teacher award Sears, Roebuck & Company; National Endowment of the Humanities grantee. Member American Philosophical Society, American Academy Religion, Hume Society.

Background

Wester, Donald Gray was born on March 30, 1931 in Petersburg, Texas, United States. Son of Jack D. and Rosanelle (Gray) Wester.

Education

Bachelor, Baylor University, 1952. Bachelor's Degree, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1957. Master of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1979.

Career

Pastor, 1st Southern Baptist Church, Rush Springs, Oklahoma, 1959-1964;pastor, Parkland Baptist Church, Tulsa, 1964-1966;pastor, Tecumseh (Oklahoma) 1st Baptist Church, since 1966.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1950.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Public Journal Religion, 1970, Oklahoma Baptist Chronicles, 1972.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Society, American Academy Religion, Hume Society.

Connections

Married Martha Jane Martin. Children: Donald G. Junior, James E., J. Mike, Thomas D.

father:
Jack D. Wester

mother:
Rosanelle (Gray) Wester

spouse:
Martha Jane Martin

child:
Donald G. Junior Wester

child:
James E. Wester

child:
J. Mike Wester

child:
Thomas D. Wester