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religion educator

Thomas Grier Long, American religion educator. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1971. Henry Luce III fellow Association Theological Schools, 1995-1996. Member Academy Homiletics (national president 1991).

Background

Long, Thomas Grier was born on October 12, 1946 in Atlanta. Son of Hazel Hemphill and Belle Pressly (Smith) Long.

Education

Bachelor, Erskine College, Due West, South Carolina., 1968;Master of Divinity, Erskine College, Due West, South Carolina., 1971;Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1980.

Career

Pastor, McElroy Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, 1971-1973;professor, Erskine College Theological Seminary, 1975-1978;professor, Columbia Theological Seminary, Atlanta, 1978-1983;professor preaching and worship, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1983-1997;director, Geneva Press, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1971.

Works

Membership

Member Academy Homiletics (national president 1991).

Connections

Married Sherrill Terry, August 17, 1968 (divorced December 1995). Children: Melanie Elizabeth, David Montgomery.

father:
Hazel Hemphill Long

mother:
Belle Pressly (Smith) Long

spouse:
Sherrill Terry

child:
Melanie Elizabeth Long

child:
David Montgomery Long