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religion educator

Douglas McCready, American religion educator. Ordained to ministry, Evangel. Presbyterian Church. Decorated Bronze Star; Temple University fellow, 1982-1984. Sergeant Special Forces, United States Army, 1966-1969, lieutenant colonel, chaplain Pennsylvania Army National Guard; Member American Academy Religion, Evangel. Theological Society, College Theology Society, Special Forces Association.

Background

McCready, Douglas was born on April 15, 1947 in Darby, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Newton Willoughby McCready and Thelma Ruth Packard.

Education

Bachelor, Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1972. Master of Divinity, Gordon-Conwell Seminary, South Hamilton, Massachusetts, 1981. Student, University Tubingen, Germany, 1985.

Doctor of Philosophy, Temple University, 1987.

Career

Analyst, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1972-1975;personnel officer, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1975-1978; Adjunct Professor religion, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1987-1989;assistant professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1989-1993;assistant professor religion and philosophy, Holy Family College, since 1995. Chaplain Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Hershey, 1982-1994. Assistant chaplain 28th Infantry Division, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry, Evangel. Presbyterian Church.

Membership

Sergeant Special Forces, United States Army, 1966-1969, lieutenant colonel, chaplain Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Member American Academy Religion, Evangel. Theological Society, College Theology Society, Special Forces Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, reading, military history.

Connections

Married Dianne Herschel, May 20, 1972. Children: John, Jamie, Kathryn, Deborah, Karen.

father:
Newton Willoughby McCready

mother:
Thelma Ruth Packard

spouse:
Dianne Herschel

child:
John McCready

child:
Jamie McCready

child:
Kathryn McCready

child:
Deborah McCready

child:
Karen McCready