Bachelor, University Arizona, 1953. Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1957. Doctor of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1961.
Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, University Michigan, 1970.
Theological secretary, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Geneva, 1962-1965; professor philosophy and religion, Center College of Kentucky, Danville, 1961-1962; professor philosophy School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1970. Affiliate faculty member doctoral program in urban, technical, and environ.planning University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1970.
(Book by Tice, Terrence N., Slavens, Thomas P.)
Board of directors Ecumenical Campus Center, Ann Arbor, since 1966. Member American Academy Religion (chair Schleiermacher group), International Schleiermacher Association (chair since 1990), Schleiermacher Society American (chair since 1989).
Son of William Nelson and Georgia Catherine (Buck) T. Divorced; children: Karin, Jonathan.