Dean, William Denard

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DEAN, William Denard

DEAN, William Denard. American, b. 1937. Genres: Intellectual history, Philosophy, Social commentary, Theology/Religion. Career: Northland College, Ashland, WI, assistant professor of philosophy and religion, 1966-68; Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN, assistant professor, 1968-73, associate professor, 1973-80, professor of religion, 1980-96, Florence and Raymond Sponberg Chair in Ethics, 1996; University of Chicago, Institute for Advanced Study of Religion, research scholar, 1984-85; Indiana University, Center on Philanthropy, scholar in residence, 1991-93; Iliff School of Theology, Denver, CO, professor of constructive theology, 1996-. Publications: Coming To: A Theology of Beauty, 1972; Love before the Fall, 1976; American Religious Empiricism, 1986; (co-ed.) The Size of God: The Theology of Bernard Loomer in Context, 1987; History Making History: The New Historicism in American Religious Thought, 1988; The Religious Critic in American Culture, 1992; The American Spiritual Culture: And the Invention of Jazz, Football, and the Movies, 2002. Address: Iliff School of Theology, 2201 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80210, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]