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minister , religion educator

Vern Sheridan Poythress, American religion educator, minister. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church in American, 1981. Fellow National Science Foundation, 1966-1970, Ned B. Stonehouse fellow, 1974. Member Linguistic Association Canada and United States.

Background

Poythress, Vern Sheridan was born on March 29, 1946 in Madera, California, United States. Son of Ransom Huron and Carola Eirene (Nasmyth) Poythress.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1970. Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary, 1974.

Master of Philosophy, Cambridge (England) University, 1977. Total harmonic distortion Stellenbosch, Republic of South Africa, 1981.

Career

Assistant professor New Testament,, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1976-1981; associate professor, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1981-1987; professor, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church in American, 1981.

Membership

Member Linguistic Association Canada and United States.

Connections

Married Diane Marie Weisenborn, August 6, 1983.

father:
Ransom Huron Poythress

mother:
Carola Eirene (Nasmyth) Poythress

spouse:
Diane Marie Weisenborn