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Clergyman , educator

Robert Clarence Monk, American clergyman, educator. Ordained to ministry, United Methodist Church, 1954. Fellow Lilly Foundation, 1959, Sam Taylor Foundation, 1988, 92, Danforth Foundation fellowship. Member American Academy Religion (regional secretary 1989, board directors since 1989), American Society Church History.

Background

Monk, Robert Clarence was born on July 7, 1930 in Holly Grove, Arkansas, United States. Son of Olin C. and Mary (Clay) Monk.

Education

Bachelor in Sociology, Texas Technology University, 1951. Bachelor's Degree in Theology, Southern Methodist University, 1954. Master of Arts in Religion, Princeton University, 1960.

Doctor of Philosophy in Religion, Princeton University, 1963.

Career

Director Wesley Foundation Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1954-1958. Associate director Methodist Student Movement Texas, Austin, 1961-1964. Professor religion McMurry University, Abilene, Texas, since 1964.

Consultant, Journal American Academy religion, 1972-1976, Archives and History Commission, Northwest Texas Conference Methodist Church. Board directors Journal of Second Century, Abilene, 1982-1992.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry, United Methodist Church, 1954.

Works

Membership

Member American Academy Religion (regional secretary 1989, board directors since 1989), American Society Church History.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, painting.

Connections

Married Carolyn Parker, August 31, 1952. Children: Robbi L. Monk Harms, Ellen Monk Winstanley.

father:
Olin C. Monk

mother:
Mary (Clay) Monk

spouse:
Carolyn Parker

child:
Robbi L. Monk Harms Monk

child:
Ellen Monk Winstanley Monk