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October 20, 1987 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
The chief financial officer of the School of Theology at Claremont has admitted taking $269,000 in seminary funds for personal use over a 14-month period, United Methodist Church officials said Monday. John W. Kirkman, business manager and comptroller for the Methodist-related seminary, said in a written statement dated Sept. 22 that he misappropriated the funds between July 1, 1986 and Aug. 31, 1987, according to United Methodist Bishop Jack M. Tuell, a member of the school's Board of Trustees.
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October 20, 1987 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
The chief financial officer of the School of Theology at Claremont has admitted taking $269,000 in seminary funds for personal use over a 14-month period, United Methodist Church officials said Monday. John W. Kirkman, business manager and comptroller for the Methodist-related seminary, said in a written statement dated Sept. 22 that he misappropriated the funds between July 1, 1986 and Aug. 31, 1987, according to United Methodist Bishop Jack M. Tuell, a member of the school's Board of Trustees.
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May 27, 1990
William M. Clements has been named professor of pastoral care and counseling at the School of Theology at Claremont. Clements, founding editor of the Journal of Religion and Aging (now called the Journal of Religious Gerontology) will join the faculty July 1. Clements had been an associate professor and pastoral counselor at Emory University School of Medicine.
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January 2, 1992
John H. Chang has been named to the Board of Trustees of the School of Theology at Claremont. Chang is the former president and chairman of Far East Shell Oil Co. He is currently president and co-director of the Y. S. Mae Foundation, a nonprofit corporation that gives grants to religious and civic groups.
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April 19, 1990
Robert W. Edgar, a Methodist minister and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, has been named president of the School of Theology at Claremont. Edgar, 46, served from 1975 to 1987 as a Pennsylvania congressman. He received a master of divinity from Drew University Theological School, a bachelor of arts degree from Lycoming College and a certificate in pastoral psychology from Hahnemann Hospital in Pennsylvania.
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December 5, 1985
The Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation Council will hold its fifth annual awards dinner at 6 p.m. Dec. 15 at Temple Beth Ami, 3508 E. Temple Way, West Covina. Highlighting the evening will be the Joshua Award, given for outstanding contributions to human relations. This year's recipient is Joseph C. Hough Jr., dean of the School of Theology at Claremont College.
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July 28, 1994
The City of Hope National Medical Center sponsored 24 seminary students last month in a nine-day program aimed at teaching participants how to minister to critically ill patients. The Inter-Seminary Institute Program included sessions on death and dying, pain management, family issues and bone marrow transplants. Students also visited and counseled patients.
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October 13, 1990 | JOHN DART
THE GOD WHO WOULD BE KNOWN: Revelations of the Divine in Contemporary Science. John M. Templeton and Robert L. Herrmann. Harper. hardcover, 214 pages, $19.95. It is no coincidence that many winners of the rich, annual Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion bridge the fields of science and religion. Templeton, the Presbyterian financial wizard who funds the prize, and Herrmann, executive director of the evangelical American Scientific Affiliation, look to both fields for wisdom.
NEWS
June 30, 1994
Edward Arthur White, 76, a civil rights advocate who taught history at Scripps College in Claremont. A native of Porterville, Calif., White studied at Stanford University and the University of Wisconsin. He taught at both schools and St. Louis University before joining Scripps in 1952. In 1959 and 1960, he was a Fulbright lecturer in Munich, Germany. In the mid-1960s, he marched with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Alabama.
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March 12, 1991
As one who has for decades worked over and published on the early Jesus tradition, I can only say that the tactics of the Jesus Seminar as reported in The Times are an academic disgrace ("Seminar Rules Out 80% of Words Attributed to Jesus," Part A, March 4). Ignoring both the dynamic development of the Jesus tradition and its relationship to what we are coming to understand about Galilee and Judaism in the First Century, the seminar settles for simplistic classification by majority vote.
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September 5, 1987
Reflecting the growing number of Korean Christian churches in Southern California, the School of Theology at Claremont will begin its fall semester next week with bilingual courses for about 25 Korea-born seminarians. The ministerial candidates, in addition to taking two or three theology courses taught mostly in Korean, will take a 12-hour-a-week intensive English class and be involved in a spiritual growth group with English-speaking students, according to the Rev. Allen J.
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