Bachelor, Linfield College, 1961. Bachelor's Degree, Colgate Rochester Divinity Sch, 1964. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1965.
Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1968.
Professor, American Baptist Seminary of the West, Berkeley, California, 1967-1982; professor, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, 1983-1990; professor, dean, American Baptist Seminary of the West, Berkeley, since 1990. Representative Northern California Ecumenical Council, 1985-1988. Member Baptist Peace Fellowship of North American, since 1970.
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Member American Academy Religion (president West regional chapter 1985-1986), American Society Church History, American History Association, California History Society, Pacific Coast Theological Society, Sierra Club.
Married Joy S. Skoglund, June 12, 1959. Children: Michael P., David G., Peter J., Samuel F., Rachel J.