I am glad to endorse the convergence and contraction structure response to the critical problems we face. Although I lack expertise in this area, this seems the clearest and best formulation of a way of meeting the imperative goals.
I trust those who support it. Please feel free to use my name in any way that would be helpful to support this approach.
John B. Cobb, Jr.
- Emeritus Professor, Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate School
- Co-director, Center for Process Studies
- Co-founder, Mobilization for the Human Family
- Born in Japan, 1925.
- Parents were Methodist missionaries.
- Married to Jean L. Cobb.
- Four sons: Theodore, Clifford, Andrew, Richard.
- Canadian Academy, Kobe, Japan, 1938-39
- Newnan High School, Georgia, 1939-41
- Emory-at-Oxford, Georgia, 1941-43
- University of Michigan, 1944
- University of Chicago, 1947-50
- MA 1949 and PhD 1952 from the Divinity School
- Young Harris College, Georgia 1950-53
- Candler School of Theology, Emory U., 1953-58
- Ingraham Prof., STC, l958-90
- Avery Prof., CGS, 1960-1990
- Fulbright Professor, U. of Mainz, 1965-66
- Visiting Professor, Rikkyo U., Tokyo, 1978
- Visiting Prof., Chicago Divinity School, 1980
- Visiting Prof., Harvard Divinity School, 1987
- Visiting Prof. Iliff School of Theology, 1991
- Visiting Prof. Vanderbilt Divinity School, 1993
- Visiting Prof. Drew Theological Seminary, 1999
- D.Theol., University of Mainz, 1968
- Litt.D., Emory University, 1971
- Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1976
- Distinguished Alumnus Award, U. of Chicago, 1976
- D.D., Linfield College, 1983
- Alumnus of the Year, Chicago Divinity School, 1985
- Litt.D., DePauw University, 1989
- Litt.D., University of Victoria, 1998