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administrator , theological librarian

Jonathan Gilbert Burns, American administrator, theological librarian. University Presidential fellow Boston University, 1986-1987, University Presidential Teaching fellow, 1988-1989; University Teaching fellow, Boston University, 1987-1988.


Burns, Jonathan Gilbert was born on June 12, 1946 in New Haven.


Bachelor, Haverford College, 1970. Master of Science in Library. Service, Columbia University, 1981.

Master of Divinity, Earlham College, 1986. Postgraduate, Boston University, since 1986.


Member ministry team, West Richmond Friends meeting, Richmond, Indiana, 1984-1986;teaching fellow, Boston University, 1987-1989;director, General Theological Center of Maine, Portland, 1988-1991;director, Beacon Hill Friends House, Boston, since 1991. Member Maine Annual Conference, United Methodist Church, 1989-1991, Commision on Archives and History, Maine Conference, United Methodist Church, 1990-1991.


  • Other Work

    • Editor Bull of General Theological Center of Maine, 1989-1990.


Conservation chairman Appalachian Mountain Club, Maine chapter, Portland, 1990-1991, chapter chairman, 1979-1981. Member Society Biblical Literature, American Academy Religion, American Theological Library. Association.


Son of William Jackson and Evelyn Rose (Stapleton) B.

William Jackson Burns

Evelyn Rose (Stapleton) Burns