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religion educator

James Oliver Duke, American religion educator. Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1971. Recipient Junior Scholars award Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, 1973-1974, Younger Scholars award Association Theological Schools, 1984. Member American Academy Religion, American Society Church History, North America Association Ecumenists.

Background

Duke, James Oliver was born on November 8, 1946 in Baltimore. Son of James Roy and Florence Gertrude (Hanes) Duke.

Education

Bachelor, University Maryland, 1968. Master of Divinity, Vanderbilt University, 1971. Master of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1973.

Doctor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University, 1975.

Career

Visiting professor, U. Montana, Missoula, 1975-1976; assistant professor, Brite Division School, Texas Christian U., Fort Worth, 1976-1980; associate professor, Brite Division School, Texas Christian U., Fort Worth, 1980-1985; professor, Brite Division School, Texas Christian U., Fort Worth, since 1991; professor, Pacific School Religion, Berkeley, California, 1985-1991. Member theology commission Council on Christian Unity, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), since 1976, consultant Church Union, Princeton, New Jersey, 1978-1984. Guest professor Evangelische Theologische Fakultat, U. Munich, Federal Republic Germany, 1984.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1971.

Membership

Member American Academy Religion, American Society Church History, North America Association Ecumenists.

Connections

Married Jeanne Scott, May 15, 1991.

father:
James Roy Duke

mother:
Florence Gertrude (Hanes) Duke

spouse:
Jeanne Scott