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Roger L. Shinn Memorial Service ’41, ‘51

Fri, 20 Sep, 2013 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Roger Shinn

On September 20, 2013 at 1:00 p.m., please gather at Union Theological Seminary to honor the exceptional life of a distinguished ethicist and Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics Emeritus, Roger L. Shinn.

Roger first arrived at the Seminary as a student in 1938. He began his teaching career at Union when Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich were still on the faculty He taught from 1947 to 1949 and 1959 to 1985, and over the years was Instructor, Professor, and President Emeritus, in the Niebuhr Chair. Roger was also Adjunct Professor of Religion and Society at Columbia University from 1962 to 1986, and taught at any number of other institutions while still at Union and after he retired. He also served terms as President of the American Theological Society, and the Society of Christian Ethics.

Union is honored to take time to commemorate his life and work. A worship service will be held on Friday, September 20 in James Memorial Chapel, followed by a reception and time for sharing stories.

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