16 Notable alumni of
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School is 2576th in the world, 884th in North America, and 839th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 16 notable alumni from Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Howard Thurman

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    Howard Thurman
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    Years
    1899-1981 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    writerphilosophereducatortheologian
    Biography

    Howard Washington Thurman was an American author, philosopher, theologian, educator, and civil rights leader. As a prominent religious figure, he played a leading role in many social justice movements and organizations of the twentieth century. Thurman's theology of radical nonviolence influenced and shaped a generation of civil rights activists, and he was a key mentor to leaders within the civil rights movement, including Martin Luther King Jr.

  2. Walter Rauschenbusch

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    Walter Rauschenbusch
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    Years
    1861-1918 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    theologianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Walter Rauschenbusch was an American theologian and Baptist pastor who taught at the Rochester Theological Seminary. Rauschenbusch was a key figure in the Social Gospel and single tax movements that flourished in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was also the maternal grandfather of the influential philosopher Richard Rorty and the great-grandfather of Paul Raushenbush.

  3. Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

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    Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
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    Years
    1890-1976 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    clergyman
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    Mordecai Wyatt Johnson was an American educator and pastor. He served as the first African-American president of Howard University, from 1926 until 1960. Johnson has been considered one of the three leading African-American preachers of the early 20th-century, along with Vernon Johns and Howard Thurman.

  4. James A. Forbes

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    James A. Forbes
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    1935-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    James Alexander Forbes, Jr. is the Senior Minister Emeritus of the Riverside Church, an interdenominational (American Baptist and United Church of Christ) church on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City. He was the first African American minister to lead this multicultural congregation, and served it for 18 years.

  5. James E. Cheek

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    James E. Cheek
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    Years
    1932-2010 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    James Edward Cheek was president emeritus of Howard University. He was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

  6. Augustus Hopkins Strong

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    Augustus Hopkins Strong
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    Years
    1836-1921 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    theologian
    Biography

    Augustus Hopkins Strong was a Baptist minister and theologian who lived in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His most influential book, Systematic Theology, proved to be a mainstay of Reformed Baptist theological education for several generations.

  7. David Crockett Graham

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    David Crockett Graham
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    Years
    1884-1961 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    anthropologistcurator
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    David Crockett Graham was a polymath American Baptist minister and missionary, educator, author, archaeologist, anthropologist, naturalist and field collector in Szechuan Province, West China from 1911 to 1948. From 1921 to 1942, Graham collected and sent to the Smithsonian Institution nearly 400,000 zoological specimens, including more than 230 new species and 9 new genera, of which 29 were named after him (see below). From 1932 to 1942 he was curator of the Museum of Art, Archaeology and Ethnology at the West China Union University, which still stands as part of Sichuan University, in Chengtu. There, he taught comparative religions at the Theological College, and archaeology and anthropology at the University. He wrote extensively and spent his retirement years, from 1950 to 1961, in Englewood, Colorado compiling his writings and research into three books that were published by the Smithsonian Institution. McKhann refers to Graham as "One of a handful of Western missionaries whose scientific work was respected by other scientists—and of even fewer scientists whose religious work was respected by other missionaries."

  8. Lorraine K. Potter

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    Lorraine K. Potter
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    military officer
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    Lorraine Kay Potter is a former Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force and was the first female chaplain in the United States Air Force.

  9. Ernest DeWitt Burton

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    Ernest DeWitt Burton
    Years
    1856-1925 (aged 69)
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    editortheologianprofessor
    Biography

    Ernest DeWitt Burton was an American biblical scholar and president of the University of Chicago.

  10. Henry Kirke Porter

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    Henry Kirke Porter
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    Years
    1840-1921 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Henry Kirke Porter was an American businessman and Representative of the United States Congress for Pennsylvania's 31st congressional district.

  11. William Cleaver Wilkinson

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    William Cleaver Wilkinson
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    Years
    1833-1920 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    literary criticjournalistpastorpoetuniversity teacher
    Biography

    William Cleaver Wilkinson, D.D. was a Baptist preacher, professor of theology, professor of poetry, and literary figure. He popularized the "Three W's and the Five W's".

  12. Samuel B. McKinney

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    Samuel B. McKinney
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    Years
    1926-2018 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    pastorcivil rights advocate
    Biography

    Samuel Berry McKinney was an American Christian pastor and Civil Rights leader. He was the pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Seattle for four decades. He attended the Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965, and he served on the Seattle Human Rights Commission.

  13. Wayland Hoyt

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    Wayland Hoyt
    Years
    1838-1910 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Wayland Hoyt was an American Baptist minister and author.

  14. George Ripley Bliss

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    George Ripley Bliss
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    Years
    1816-1893 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Reverend George Ripley Bliss was an American cleric and educator. He served twice as president of Bucknell University.

  15. George Fisher Linfield

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    George Fisher Linfield
    Years
    1846-1890 (aged 44)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    The Rev. George Fisher Linfield was an American clergyman and educator. Linfield College (now Linfield University) in McMinnville, Oregon, was named in his honor.

  16. James Monroe Taylor

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    James Monroe Taylor
    Years
    1848-1916 (aged 68)
    Biography

    James Monroe Taylor was a Baptist minister who was the fourth president of Vassar College.