Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1952. Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa, Upsala College, 1975.
Doctor of Letters, Susquehanna University, 1976.
Tutor history, Harvard University, 1948-1951;
instructor, Harvard University, 1952-1954;
member of faculty, Yale University, 1954-1984;
professor American history and modern history, Yale University, 1964-1984. Chairman American Studies Program, 1967-1971, 73. Member of faculty Salzburg SeminarAm.
Studies, 1949-1952; visiting professor Princeton, spring 1962. Trustee Gustavus Adolphus College, 1962-1971.
(its place in Harvard University and in American culture. ...)
(Jacket is shelf worn book in pristine condition)
Author: (with G.H. Williams, editor) The Harvard Divinity School, 1954, (with J.W. Smith, editor) The Shaping of American Religion, 1961, The American Protestant Encounter with World Religions, 1962, (with G.L. Hunt, editor) Calvinism and the Political Order, 1965, Theology in America, 1967. A Religious History of the American People, 1972 (National Book award)
Captain Transportation Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American History Association, American Society Church History, American Studies Association, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts History Society (correspondent).
Married Nancy Ethel Alexander, August 8, 1953. Children: Joseph Alexander, Promise Ann, Constance Burton, Sydney Eckman.