Wood, Ralph C.

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WOOD, Ralph C.

WOOD, Ralph C. American, b. 1942. Genres: Theology/Religion. Career: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, J. Allen Easley Professor of Religion. East Texas State University Baptist Student Union, president, 1961-62; Texas Baptist Student Union, president, 1962-63; deacon at Wake Forest Baptist Church, 1975-82, and First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, 1991-94. Publications: (assoc. ed.) Warren Carr, The Glad Irony of the Gospel: Sermons Preached at Wake Forest Baptist Church, 1985; (ed. and contrib.) Civil Religion and Transcendent Experience: Studies in Theology and History, Psychology and Mysticism, 1988; The Comedy of Redemption: Christian Faith and Comic Vision in Four American Novelists, 1988; The Gospel According to Tolkien, 2003. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to religious studies journals and popular magazines. Address: Department of Religion, Wake Forest University, Reynolds Station, Box 7545, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, U.S.A.