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Douglas James Butler

academic librarian

Douglas James Butler, American academic librarian. Member Kentucky Library. Association, Association Christian Libraries (board directors 1985-1992), Wilmore Lions Club (president 1995-1996, director since 1996).

Background

Butler, Douglas James was born on August 13, 1952 in Buffalo. Son of David Milton and Ruth Harriet (Gretzinger) Butler.

Education

Bachelor, Sterling (Kansas) College, 1974. Master of Library Science, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1975. Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1983.

Career

Cataloger, Philadelphia College of Bible, 1975-1976;library director, Washington Bible College, Lanham, Maryland., 1976;catalog library, Asbury College, Wilmore, Kentucky, since 1977.

Works

  • Editor: Christian Periodical Index, since 1986.

Religion

God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Membership

Member Kentucky Library. Association, Association Christian Libraries (board directors 1985-1992), Wilmore Lions Club (president 1995-1996, director since 1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, stamp collecting, computer games.

Connections

Married Janet G. Johnson, May 13, 1974. Children: Rebecca, Rachel, Mark, Matthew.

father:
David Milton Butler

mother:
Ruth Harriet (Gretzinger) Butler

spouse:
Janet G. Johnson

children:
Rebecca Butler

Rachel Butler

Mark Butler

Matthew Butler