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religion educator

Herbert William Cassel, American religion educator.

Background

Cassel, Herbert William was born on July 13, 1931 in Cressona, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William K. and Mabel O. (Heimbach) Cassel.

Education

Bachelor, Huntington (Indiana) College, 1953. STB, Temple University School Theology, 1956. Master of Theology, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1963.

Doctor of Philosophy, Temple University, 1973.

Career

Pastor, Trinity Evangelical Congressional Church, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1956-1960;pastor, Evangelical Congressional Church, Pine Beach, New Jersey, 1960-1963;assistant professor religion, U. Indianapolis, 1966-1968;associate professor religion, U. Indianapolis, 1968-1978;professor, U. Indianapolis, 1978-1996;chair philosophy and religion Department, University Indianapolis, 1971-1979, 83-96;Raines Mueller professor philosophy and religion, U. Indianapolis, 1979-1996;acting dean College Arts and Science, 1995.

Membership

Board directors Southside Youth Council, Indianapolis, 1976-1978, Metro Ministries, Indianapolis, 1976-1980. Board ordained ministry South Indiana Conference United Methodist Church, 1983-1994. Chairperson Commission on Archives and History South Indiana Conference United Methodist Church, since 1997.

Member American Association of University Professors (president Indiana Conference 1989-1990), American Academy Religion, Alpha Chi (faculty sponsor 1984-1995, president region V 1986-1988).

Connections

Married Elva Jean Segerlund, June 27, 1954 (divorced January 1978). Children: Eric William, Scott David. Married Nancy Jo Kivett, November 23, 1978.

father:
William K. Cassel

mother:
Mabel O. (Heimbach) Cassel

spouse:
Elva Jean Segerlund

spouse:
Nancy Jo Kivett

child:
Eric William Cassel

child:
Scott David Cassel