Bachelor, Oxford (England) University, 1946; Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1947; Doctor of Philosophy, Norttingham (England) University, 1954.
Professor of history and comparative religion, University of California, Santa Cruz, since 1968.
Lieutenant United States Army, 1940-1946, European Theatre of Operations, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations.
Married Evelyn Collard, June 23, 1946 (deceased March 1972). Children: Francis, Clare, Naomi, Jeremey. Married Laurie Richardson, November 11, 1977.
Children: Zoe Q., Nathan Adderley.