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Theology educator , author

Hans Hofmann, Swiss Theology educator, author. member of the board overseers Shady Hill School, Cambridge. Member International Platform Association, National Cum Laude Society (honorary member), National Institute Arts and Letters, English-Speaking Union, Society Science Study Religion, American Society Christian Social Ethics, Federation American Scientists, American Association of University Professors, Signet Society.

Background

Hofmann, Hans was born on August 12, 1923 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Oscar and Henriette (Burbiel) Hofmann. came to the United States, 1951, naturalized, 1956.

Education

AB, Thurg. Kantonsschule, 1943. Bachelor of Divinity, University Basel, 1948. Doctor of Theology, University Zurich, 1953.

Career

Member faculty, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1953-1957;associate professor, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1956-1957;member of faculty, Harvard Division School, 1957-1962;professor theology, Harvard Division School, 1961-1962;Ingersoll lecturer at university, Harvard Division School, 1956-1957. Leader Danforth seminar religion and business ethics Graduate School Business Administration, 1958, director project religion and mental health at university, 1957-1961. Inaugural Thorp lecturer Cornell Univercity, 1955-1956.

Executive director Center Study Personality and Culture, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1964-1966. President Institute for Human Development, Cambridge, since 1966. Ordained to ministry United Church Christ, 1957.

Consultant department international affairs National Council Churches.

Works

Membership

Member of the board overseers Shady Hill School, Cambridge. Member International Platform Association, National Cum Laude Society (honorary member), National Institute Arts and Letters, English-Speaking Union, Society Science Study Religion, American Society Christian Social Ethics, Federation American Scientists, American Association of University Professors, Signet Society.

Connections

Married Emilie Scott Welles, October 15, 1955. Children– Elizabeth Scott, Mark Lawrence, David Hans, Scott Cluett.

father:
Oscar Hofmann

mother:
Henriette (Burbiel) Hofmann

spouse:
Emilie Scott Welles

children:
Elizabeth Scott Hofmann

Mark Lawrence Hofmann

David Hans Hofmann

Scott Cluett Hofmann