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Theology educator

Robert Cutler Walton was American theology educator.


Walton, Robert Cutler was born on December 18, 1932 in Jersey City. Son of Donald James and Elizabeth (Reed) Walton.


Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1954. Bachelor of Divinity, University Harvard, 1958. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1961.

Certified, Göttingen University, 1957.


Instructor Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1961-1964. From assistant to associate professor University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1964-1971. Professor Wayne State University, Detroit, 1971-1978, Westfälische-Wilhelms University Münster, Germany, from 1978, dean of theological faculty, 1987-1990, associate dean of faculty, 1990-1993.

Retired, 1993

Vice president Center for Theological Exploration. Member advisory board The Religion and Society Report, Rockford Institute Center for Religion and Society. President Verein für die Erforschung der Kirchen-und Theologiegeschichte der deutschen Freikirchen.


Member Detroit Committee on Foreign Relations, 1974-1978. Member The Knights of the Hospital of St. John at Jeruselem, Münster, since 1983. Member American Society for Reformation Research (vice president 1977-1978, president 1978-1979, co-editor editorial board 1978-1994), Pan-European Union (steering committee 1979-1983), German-American Society, Kiwanis (Springe), Harvard Club Rhine-Ruhr, Harvard Club (New York City).


  • Other Interests

    Hiking, handloading, late roman history.


Married Charlotte Wilhelmine Kollegger, March 25, 1966. Children: Alexander, Deborah, Christina.

Donald James Walton

Elizabeth (Reed) Walton

Charlotte Wilhelmine Kollegger

Alexander Walton

Deborah Walton

Christina Walton