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Baum, Gregory, 1923-2017

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    • Gregory G.
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    • us: Baum, Gregory G., 1923-2017
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    • found: His That they may be one, 1958.
    • found: Christian theology after Auschwitz, [1977?]: t.p. (by Gregory G. Baum)
    • found: Truth and relevance, 2014: title page (Gregory Baum) page 4 of cover (professor emeritus in the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University and the author of Nationalism, Religion, and Ethics)
    • found: Conversations on Fethullah Gülen and the Hizmet Movement, 2015: ECIP t.p. (Gregory Baum)
    • found: Biog. resource center (Contemp. authors), Sept. 22, 2009 (Gregory Baum; b. June 23, 1923, Berlin, Germany; became a Canadian citizen; University of Fribourg, D. Th., 1956; Roman Catholic priest of Augustinian Order (O.S.A.); University of Toronto, St. Michael's College, professor of theology and religious studies, beginning 1960; also known as Gregory G. Baum)
    • found: Information from 678 converted Jan. 5, 2015 (O.S.A.; member of the faculty at St. Michael's College of Toronto Univ.)
    • found: E-mail from publisher, 11/16/2015: (Lexington Books indicates birthdate of June 20, 1923 and no other known titles authored; however most sources on internet indicate June 20, 1923 as birthdate with above biographical information and many titles published in same/similar subject area; 046 field corrected to June 20)
    • found: The globe and mail, 28 October 2017, online, viewed 10 November 2017 (Gregory Baum, one of Roman Catholicism's outstanding theologians of the 20th century, died on Oct. 18 in Montreal of kidney failure; born Gerhard Albert Baum in Berlin on June 20, 1923; evacuated to England at the start of the Second World War where he was interned and transferred to a camp in Quebec in 1940; graduated with a degree in mathematics and physics from McMaster University in 1946, entered the Augustinian religious order to become a priest, adopting the name Gregory, and later completed graduate studies at the University of Fribourg; worked with the Vatican's Secretariat for Christian Unity, served as one of the Second Vatican Council's expert theologians, had a professorship at University of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto and later a teaching position at McGill University; named an officer of the Order of Canada in 1990; revealed in a 2016 autobiography that he was gay)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, viewed 10 November 2017 (Gregory Baum, O.C., Th.D.; Montréal, Quebec; Officer of the Order of Canada, awarded on April 20, 1990, invested on October 24, 1990; One of the Western world's leading theologians and currently Professor of Religious Studies at McGill University, he is a guide and inspiration to generations of students of many different faiths and backgrounds. A brilliant scholar, he also lives his commitment to ecumenism and social justice and his writings continue to bring an ethical dimension to important contemporary political and economic issues)
    • found: Amicus database, 10 November 2017 (authorized access point (0100B2196): Baum, Gregory, 1923- [Canadian, born in Berlin, Catholic theologian]; variant access point: Baum, Gregory G., 1923- )
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    • 1979-07-02: new
    • 2017-11-25: revised
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