Bachelor, Asbury College, Wilmore, 1963. Master of Divinity, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky, 1966. Master of Theology, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, 1969.
Doctor of Philosophy, Edinburgh University, Scotland, 1972.
Frank Paul Morris professor Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, since 1976. Methodist clergyman Kentucky Annual Conference.
Author: (book) Meaning of Pentecost in Early Methodism, Rediscovery John Fletcher as Wesley's Vindicator and Designated Successor (Smith-Wynkoop Book of Year award, 2003, Book of Year award, 2003), Pentecostal Grace, God and History, The Dialectical Tension between Faith and History, Theology as History and Hermeneutics, Truly Ourselves, Truly the Spirit's. Contributor articles to professional journals (Christianity Today's Best award, 1988).
Member of World Methodist History Society, Society Christian Ethics, American Philosophical Association, Society Christian Philosophers, Society Biblical Literature, American Academy Religion, Wesleyan Theological Society (president 1979-1980, vice president 1978-1979).
Children: Laura Lee, Christy Joy Ray, Andrew L.