Bachelor's Degree, Calabar Theological College, London, 1954. Bachelor, St. Catherine College, Oxford, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Regent's Park College, Oxford, 1972.
Professor church history United Theological College West Indies, University Würzburg.I., Jamaica, 1958-1976, president Jamaica, 1972-1976. Senior pastor East Queen, Kingston Jamaica Baptist Union, 1976-1989. Dean of chapel, professor history theology Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, since 1989.
Member faith and order commission World Council of Church, Geneva, Switzerland, 1968-1990, world associate of Christian commission, London, since 1969. Vice president Jamaica Baptist Union, 1980. Vice moderator Faith and Order Commissioner World Council Church, 1986-1990.
Member national commission on unemployment Government of Jamaica, 1969, member public service commission, 1980-1988, member of national commission on drug abuse, 1984-1989, chair national heritage commission, 1988-1989, member cultural development commission 1987-1988. Member American Society of Church History, West Indies Group of University Teachers, Society.for the Study of Black Religion, History Society of Great Britain, University Lodge English Masons (chaplain 1970), Oxford Society.
Married Beryl Joyce Redman, August 31, 1957. Children: Elisabeth Jennifer, Jonathan Paul Carey, Heather Dawn Marie.