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us: Kalas, J. Ellsworth, 1923-2015

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1923-02-14
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2015-11-12
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Wilmore (Ky.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Asbury Theological Seminary
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Preaching
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Theological seminary presidents
            (lcsh) Authors
              (lcsh) United Methodist Church (U.S.) -- Clergy
          • Sources

            • found: His Pilgrimage, 1987: CIP t.p. (J. Ellsworth Kalas) data sheet (b. 2/14/23)
            • found: Kalas, J. Ellsworth. Strong was her faith, 2007: title page (J. Ellsworth Kalas)
            • found: Wikipedia, December 21, 2015: Ellsworth Kalas (J. Ellsworth Kalas (February 14, 1923 -- November 12, 2015) was a president and a professor of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He also served as pastor for 38 years in the Wisconsin and Ohio Conferences of the United Methodist Church and was associated for 5 years with the World Methodist Council ... Kalas obtained his Bachelor of Science at University of Wisconsin--Madison in 1951; his Bachelor of Divinity at Garrett Theological Seminary in 1954; and did additional graduate studies at University of Wisconsin--Madison (1954-1955), and Harvard University (1955-1956) ... Kalas' tenure with Asbury began in 1993 ... Kalas authored over 35 different books and many additional published articles ...) {}
            • found: Asbury Theological Seminary, WWW site, December 22, 2015: "Passing of Dr. J. Ellsworth Kalas," Posted on November 12, 2015 (Dr. Kalas was 92, the same age as Asbury Seminary, as many have delighted in pointing out -- both born in 1923. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (BA 1951), Garrett Theological Seminary (BD 1954), and did additional graduate work at the University of Wisconsin and Harvard University ... Dr. Kalas served for 38 years as a pastor in churches in Wisconsin and Ohio and then five years as an associate in evangelism with the World Methodist Council. He came to Asbury Seminary in 1993 with the opening of the Beeson International Center for Biblical Preaching and Church Leadership, where he served as mentor to the Beeson Pastors and as their preaching professor until joining the Seminary preaching faculty in 2000. In the Fall of 2006 Dr. Kalas became interim president of Asbury Seminary, and in 2008 the Board of Trustees voted to change his title to president ... When he retired from the presidency of Asbury Seminary in 2009, Dr. Kalas continued to teach homiletics ...)
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