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educator , theologian

Michael John Root, British theologian, educator. Member North American Academy Ecumenists, American Academy Religion.

Background

Root, Michael John was born on April 27, 1951 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America. Arrived in France, 1988. Son of Joseph Ernest and Inez Mildred (McGuire) Root.

Education

Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1973. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1979.

Career

Instructor in religion Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1978-1980. Associate professor theology Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia, South Carolina, 1980-1988. Professor Institute Ecumenical Research, Strasbourg, France, since 1988, director France, since 1991.

Member executive council Lutheran Church American, 1984-1987. Consultant Anglican-Lutheran International Continuation committee, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member North American Academy Ecumenists, American Academy Religion.

Connections

Married Sarah Elizabeth Duncan.

father:
Joseph Ernest Root

mother:
Inez Mildred (McGuire) Root

spouse:
Sarah Elizabeth Duncan.