Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1931; postgraduate, Marburg U., Germany, 1931-1932; postgraduate, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1941-1942; Bachelor of Divinity, Yale University, 1942; Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1949.
Religious work secretary, Cleveland Young Men’s Christian Association, 1937-1940;
national director university work, Federal Council Churches, 1944-1947;
coordinator religious activities, Chicago U., 1948-1951;
lecturer religion in higher education, Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1951-1954;
department chairman philosophy, coordinator general education program, Simpson College, Iowa., 1954-1958;
president Wesley College, professor religion, U. North Dakota, 1958-1965;
department chairman, U. North Dakota, 1963-1965;
professor philosophy, Adrian (Michigan) College, 1965-1976. Danforth lecturer religion and higher education Boston University, Northwestern University, summers 1953, 54. Director National Methodist Great Books Project, 1957.
T.W. Brownfellow postdoctoral research Haverford College, 1965, 67-68. Visiting scholar Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1971-1972, Center for Study Higher Education, University of Michigan, 1976-1978, Military Study Group, 1984-1992.
("eliminating under-the-table payments")
President Midwest Faculty Christian Fellowship, 1957-1958. United States delegate Ecumenical Youth and International Young Men’s Christian Association Conference, 1939. Chairman National Danforth CampusWorkshop, 1957.
Speaker 14th International Philosophy Congress, Vienna, 1968. Member American Academy Religion (president Midwest region 1961-1962), Civilian-Based Defense Association (board directors 1986-1992), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Omicron Delta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.
Married Mary Cochran, June 14, 1947. Children: Katharine, Lawrence.