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educator , Philosopher

Stephen Decatur Crites, American Religion educator ( relig., Educated)religion educator. Member American Academy Religion, Society for Values for Religion in Higher Education.

Background

Crites, Stephen Decatur was born on July 27, 1931 in Elida, Ohio, United States. Son of Beryl Anderson and Martha Crites.

Education

Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1953. Bachelor's Degree, Yale University, 1956. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1959.

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1961. Student, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1960.

Career

Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1956. Minister Grace Methodist Church, Southington, Connecticut, 1956-1958. Instructor philosophy and religion Colgate University, 1960-1961.

Assistant professor religion Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1961-1966, associate professor, 1966-1969, professor, 1969^, professor philosophy, 1991^.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: In the Twilight of Christendom: Hegel versus Kierkegaard on Faith and History, 1972, Dialectic and Gospel in the Development of Hegel's Thinking, 1998. Translator: Kierkegaard, Crisis in the Life of an Actress and Other Essays on Drama, 1967. Editor Studies in Religion, American Academy Religion, 1971-1979.

Membership

Member American Academy Religion, Society for Values for Religion in Higher Education.

Connections

Married Gertrud Elizabeth Bremer, September 11, 1955 (divorced June 1990).; married Ann Lindberg, December 26, 1990. Children: Dorothea, Stephanie, Lilian, Hannah.

father:
Beryl Anderson

mother:
Martha Crites

spouses:
Gertrud Elizabeth Bremer

Ann Lindberg

children:
Dorothea Crites

Stephanie Crites

Lilian Crites

Hannah Crites