Schmidt, Richard H. 1944-

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Schmidt, Richard H. 1944-


Born September 26, 1944, in Louisville, KY; son of Craig K. (in business) and Betsy Hanna Schmidt; married August 17, 1968; wife's name Pamela H.; children: Arne A., Craig C., Peter Andrewes. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Kenyon College, B.A. (cum laude), 1966; Vanderbilt University, M.Div., 1970; Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, D.Min., c. 1996. Religion: Episcopalian. Hobbies and other interests: Reading, walking, piano, choral singing, musical composition, acting in theatrical productions.


Home—Cincinnati, OH. Office—Forward Movement Publications, 3000 W. 4th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. E-mail—[email protected]


Pastor of Episcopal congregations in Charleston, WV, and in rural West Virginia, between 1970 to 1982; rector of Episcopal churches in Ladue, MO, 1982-88, and Daphne, AL, 1990-2000; Forward Movement Publications, Cincinnati, OH, editor and director, 2005—. Philadelphia Theological Institute, program director, 1988-90; teacher at Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO, and St. Paul's University College, Awka, Nigeria, beginning 2000; Claim School, Bakewell, England, teacher of Anglican theology, 2003; lecturer at Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, and Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest; leader of Episcopal conferences and retreats; trainer of overseas missionaries.


Glorious Companions: Five Centuries of Anglican Spirituality, William B. Eerdmans Publishing (Grand Rapids, MI), 2002.

Life Lessons from Alpha to Omega, Seabury Books (New York, NY), 2005.

Praises, Prayers, and Curses: Conversations with the Psalms, Forward Movement Publications (Cincinnati, OH), 2005.

Living Stones: The Varieties of Christian Spirituality, William B. Eerdmans Publishing (Grand Rapids, MI), 2007.

(Editor) Comfort Ye: Finding Light in Times of Darkness, Forward Movement Publications (Cincinnati, OH), 2007.

Editor, Episcopalian, 1988-90.



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