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religion educator

Robert Edward Taylor, American religion educator. Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1955.

Background

Taylor, Robert Edward was born on July 16, 1931 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Son of Robert Gray and Mary Elizabeth (Currie) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor, Centenary College, 1952. Master of Divinity, Southern Methodist University, 1955. MST, Southern Methodist University, 1970.

Doctor of Ministry, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1989.

Career

Association pastor, 1st United Methodist Church, Baton Rouge, 1955-1957;pastor, 1st United Methodist Church, Zachary, Louisiana, 1957-1961;chaplain, professor religion, Centenary College, Shreveport, since 1961;director church relations, Centenary College, Shreveport, 1967-1970;director church careers program, Centenary College, Shreveport, 1974-1975;T.L. James professor religion, Centenary College, Shreveport, since 1989;acting dean, Centenary College, Shreveport, 1977-1978;assistant to the president, Centenary College, Shreveport, 1977-1981. Dean pastors' school Louisiana Annual Conference, 1965-1969.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1955.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor Church School Literature Biblical Studies, 1983-1984.

Membership

Chairman board directors Open Ear crisis line, Shreveport, 1971-1972. Member Amnesty International, Shreveport, since 1988, Northwest Mental Health Association, Shreveport, 1968-1970, American Civil Liberties Union, since 1988, Commission on the Status and Role of Women. Member American Association of University Professors, Society Biblical Literature, Ecumenical Lecture Series (board directors).

Connections

Married Norma Sue Shackelford, December 18, 1954. Children: Robert Marshall, Kathryn Elizabeth Taylor Burkhalter.

father:
Robert Gray Taylor

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Currie) Taylor

spouse:
Norma Sue Shackelford

child:
Robert Marshall Taylor

child:
Kathryn Elizabeth Taylor Burkhalter Taylor