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Religion and philosophy educator

William Eugene Phipps, American religion and philosophy educator. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 52. Recipient Scholarly and Creative Accomplishments award, Davis and Elkins College, 1980. Member of American Academy Religion.

Background

Phipps, William Eugene was born on January 28, 1930 in Waynesboro, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Ruth LaVell (Patterson) Phipps.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Davidson College, 1949. Master of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, University St. Andrews, Scotland, 1954.

Master of Arts, University Hawaii, 1963. MHL (honorary), Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, West Virginia, 1972.

Career

Professor Bible Peace College, Raleigh, 1954—1956. Professor religion, philosophy Davis and Elkins College, since 1956, president, faculty association, 1973—1975, 1986—1987.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 52.

Works

Membership

Member of American Academy Religion.

Connections

Married Martha Ann Swezey, December 21, 1954. Children: Charles, Anna, Ruth.

father:
Charles Henry Phipps

mother:
Ruth LaVell (Patterson) Phipps

spouse:
Martha Ann Swezey

child:
Charles Phipps

child:
Anna Phipps

child:
Ruth Phipps