Leggett, Paul 1946-
LEGGETT, Paul 1946-
Born July 3, 1946, in Newark, NJ; son of Joseph (an aerospace engineer) and Jane (a homemaker and Bible teacher) Leggett; married Anne Smith, January 13, 1973 (marriage ended December, 1979); married Beth Petrie (a secretary), November 28, 1981; children: Elisabeth, Gwendolyn, James. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Syracuse University, B.S. (cum laude), 1968; Princeton Theological Seminary, M.Div., 1971, Th.M., 1973; Union Theological Seminary, Ph.D., 1982. Religion: Presbyterian. Hobbies and other interests: Jogging, mysteries (Sherlock Holmes), football, comic books, movies.
Home—63 Tuxedo Rd., Montclair, NJ 07042. Office—Grace Presbyterian Church, 153 Grove St., Montclair, NJ 07042. E-mail—[email protected].
Pastor of church in Philadelphia, PA, 1971-73; missionary in Costa Rica, 1974-80; Grace Presbyterian Church, Montclair, NJ, pastor, 1981—.
Rotary Club (president), Montclair Clergy Association (president).
Margot Studer Award, Montclair State University, 1984; Outstanding Service Award, Newark Presbytery, 1994.
Lectura teológica, Seminario Biblico, 1979.
Christianisma y cultura, [San José, Costa Rica], 1984.
Terence Fisher: Horror, Myth, and Religion, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 2001.
Contributor to periodicals, including Christianity Today and Focus on Film.
WORK IN PROGRESS:
Sherlock Holmes: The Modern Redeemer Hero.