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Henry Millis Shires

clergyman , educator.

Henry Millis Shires, American clergyman, educator. Member Society Bible Literature (secretary New England 1961-1963), American Society Church History, Phi Beta Kappa.; Kiwanian (president Alameda 1950).

Background

Shires, Henry Millis was born on January 28, 1913 in Bernardsville, New Jersey, United States. Son of Henry Herbert and Mable (Millis) Shires.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1934. Bachelor of Divinity, Church Division School Pacific, 1937, Doctor of Divinity, 1962. Doctor of Theology, Pacific School Religion, 1946.

Career

Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church, 1937. Rector chs., San Leandro, California, 1940-1942, Alameda, California, 1942-1951, Los Altos, California, 1952-1954. Professor New Testament, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1954-1976, associate dean, 1967-1969.

Instructor Church Division School Pacific, 1937-1951. Visiting scholar Stanford, 1971-1972. Retired, 1976. Trustee Massachusetts Bible Society, 1963-1980.

Works

  • Author: The Eschatology of Paul, 1966. Finding the Old Testament in The New, 1974.

Membership

Member Society Bible Literature (secretary New England 1961-1963), American Society Church History, Phi Beta Kappa. Kiwanian (president Alameda 1950).

Connections

Married Loie Calvert Judkins, June 29, 1941. Children: Stephanie Hall (Mistress.

father:
Henry Herbert Shires

mother:
Mable (Millis) Shires

spouse:
Loie Calvert Judkins

child:
Stephanie Hall (Mrs Shires