Nelson, J. Robert
NELSON, J. Robert
NELSON, J. Robert. American, b. 1920. Genres: Medicine/Health, Philosophy, Theology/Religion. Career: Boston University, School of Theology, 1965-, dean, 1972-74, Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology, 1984-; Director, Institute of Religion, Texas Medical Center, 1985-92. Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. Executive Secretary, Commission on Faith and Order, World Council of Churches, Geneva, 1953-57; Dean and Professor of Theology, Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, Tennessee, 1957-60; Professor of Theology, Oberlin Graduate School of Theology, Ohio, 1962-65. Publications: The Realm of Redemption, 1951; (ed. and contrib.) Christian Unity in North America, 1958; One Lord, One Church, 1958; Criterion for the Church, 1963; Church Union in Focus, 1968; Crisis in Unity and Witness, 1968; (ed. and contrib.) No Man Is Alien, 1971; Doctrines of the Future, 1979; Science and Our Troubled Conscience, 1980; Human Life, 1984; Life as Liberty, Life as Trust, 1991; On the New Frontiers of Genetics and Religion, 1994. Address: c/o Institute of Religion, Texas Medical Center, 1111 Hermann Dr, 19A, Houston, TX 77004, U.S.A.