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Minister

John Gamble Gibbs, American minister. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1956. Fellow Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1973-1974, National Endowment for Humanities, Yeshiva University, 1980.

Background

Gibbs, John Gamble was born on August 25, 1930 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Shuford and Isabella (Gamble) Gibbs.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Latin and Greek, Davidson College, 1952. Master of Divinity. in Systematic Theology, Union Theological Seminary, 1955. Master of Theology in Systematic Theology, Union Theological Seminary, 1958.

Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament Studies, Princeton University, 1966.

Career

Pastor, Presbyterian Church in United States of America, South Carolina., WVa., 1956-1960;pastor, Presbyterian Church in United States of America, New Jersey, 1960-1964;editor, Westminster/John Knox Press, Louisville, 1983-1990;interim pastor, United Presbyterian Church, Keokuk, Iowa., 1990-1991;interim pastor, United Presbyterian Church, Ely, Minnesota, 1991-1992;teacher, Blake School, Minneapolis, 1965-1967;professor humanities, Moorhead (Minnesota) State University, Minnesota, 1967-1983. Adjunct Professor Charis Ecumenical Institute, Moorhead, 1972-1982. Delegate to general assembly of Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, 1976.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1956.

Works

Membership

Coordinator Eugene McCarthy's presidential nomination Democratic Party, 7th Congressional District Minnesota, 1968. Member Society Biblical Literature (secretary Upper Midwest region 1979-1981), Catholic Biblical Society, Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, Association Presbyterian Interim Ministry Specialists, Phi Mu Alpha.

Connections

Children: Elizabeth, Suzanne, Ian, Patrick, Anne.

father:
Robert Shuford Gibbs

mother:
Isabella (Gamble) Gibbs

child:
Elizabeth Gibbs

child:
Suzanne Gibbs

child:
Ian Gibbs

child:
Patrick Gibbs

child:
Anne Gibbs