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religion educator

Martin John Buss, American religion educator. Study fellow American Council Learned Studies, 1965. Member American Association of University Professors (chapter president, 1990-1991), Society Biblical Literature (chair Task Group on Method and Its History 1971-1975, chair Biblical Law Group 1986-1992, president Southeast chapter 1989-1990).

Background

Buss, Martin John was born on November 4, 1930 in Shaoyang, Hunan, China. Came to the United States, 1947. Son of Rudolph and Julie (Schmidt) Buss.

Education

Bachelor, Bloomfield (New Jersey) College, 1951. Bachelor's Degree, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1954. Master of Theology, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1955.

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1958.

Career

Visiting assistant professor, Macalester College, St. Paul, 1957-1958;visiting instructor, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1958-1959;assistant professor religion, Emory University, Atlanta, 1959-1966;associate professor, Emory University, Atlanta, 1966-1977;professor, Emory University, Atlanta, since 1977.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors (chapter president, 1990-1991), Society Biblical Literature (chair Task Group on Method and Its History 1971-1975, chair Biblical Law Group 1986-1992, president Southeast chapter 1989-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theater, music.

Connections

Married Nancy Macpherson, June 19, 1954 (divorced). Children: Samuel, Jonathan, Mary Aileen, Jeanne.

father:
Rudolph Buss

mother:
Julie (Schmidt) Buss

spouse:
Nancy Macpherson

child:
Samuel Buss

child:
Jonathan Buss

child:
Mary Aileen Buss

child:
Jeanne Buss