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religion educator

Graydon F. Snyder, American religion educator. Member Board Education # 88, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1970-1973; chairman board trustees Bethany Hospital, Chicago, 1979-1992; delegate governing board National Council Churches, 1986-1991. Fellow Westar Institute; member Society Biblical Literature, Chicago Society Biblical Research (president 1969), Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas.

Background

Snyder, Graydon F. was born on April 30, 1930 in Peru, Indiana, United States. Son of Clayton Fisher and Irene Elizabeth (Fisher) Snyder.

Education

Bachelor, Manchester College, 1951. Master of Divinity, Bethany Theological Seminary, 1954. Doctor of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1961.

Career

Assistant professor Biblical studies Bethany Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1959—1965, professor Oak Brook, 1965—1979, dean, 1975—1986, Wieand professor New Testament studies, 1979—1988. Academy dean, professor New Testament Chicago Theological Seminary, 1986—1990, professor New Testament, 1990—1996, adjunct professor New Testament, 1996—1999. Member accrediting commission Association Theological Schools, 1976-1982.

Works

Membership

Member Board Education # 88, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1970-1973. Chairman board trustees Bethany Hospital, Chicago, 1979-1992. Delegate governing board National Council Churches, 1986-1991.

Fellow Westar Institute. Member Society Biblical Literature, Chicago Society Biblical Research (president 1969), Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Early christian art.

Connections

Married Lois Hannah Horning, June 13, 1953. Children: Jonathan Edvard, Anna Christine, Stephen Daniel.

father:
Clayton Fisher Snyder

mother:
Irene Elizabeth (Fisher) Snyder

spouse:
Lois Hannah Horning

child:
Jonathan Edvard Snyder

child:
Anna Christine Snyder

child:
Stephen Daniel Snyder