Clarence Skinner (minister)

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Clarence Russell Skinner (1881–1949) was a Universalist Minister, Teacher, and Dean of the Crane School of Theology at Tufts University. Born in Lexington, Massachusetts. He wrote several books that had a substantial influence on Universalism in America in the twentieth century: The Social Implication of Universalism in 1915. A Religion for Greatness in 1945, and, posthumously, Worship and a Well Ordered Life published in 1959. The Unitarian Universalist Association's Skinner House Books imprint is named for him.[1]

Born March 23, 1881, Brooklyn NY.

1904, BA St. Lawrence University, New York

1906, Ordained to Universalist ministry

1906-1911, Minister at Universalist Church, Mount Vernon, NY

1911-1914, Minister at Grace Universalist Church, Lowell, MA

1917-1920, Minister of First Universalist Church of Medford, MA

1914-1933, Faculty of Crane Theological School, Tufts University

1933-1945, Dean of Crane Theological School.

Died 1949

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