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Date: 1930 Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union Description: Robert Whitaker was a Baptist minister in Los Gatos, California. He was politically active in many issues including socialism, communism, pacifism, the labor movement, and the American Civil Liberties Union. He was a prolific author of articles and poetry, contributing to liberal religious and labor journals. He was once arrested under the Criminal Syndicalism Act for participating in a pacifist assembly, and later worked to free labor activist Tom Mooney from prison. Whitaker's friends and collegues included Upton Sinclair, Jack London, Fanny Bixby Spencer, John Haynes Holmes, and Anna Louise Strong.
Creator: Peter Brown Date: 1975 Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union Description: Photograph of Robert McAfee Brown used for the cover of his autobiography, Reflections Over the Long Haul: A Memoir (Westminster John Knox Press, 2005). Brown, 1920 – 2001, was a Christian theologian, ethicist, teacher, author, preacher, and advocate for peace and justice in social, economic, and gender issues. He taught at Macalester College, Union Theological Seminary, Stanford University and Pacific School of Religion.
Creator: Schaller, Rev. Winfred B., 1922-1983 Date: 1972 Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union Description: Rev. Winfred B. Schaller left the CLC in 1972. In a letter on "Why We Left the CLC," Schaller writes that he was censored more and more and then forced to resign from editing the periodical, The Lutheran Confession. He finished his ministry serving a Missouri Synod congregation in Indio, California. He died in 1983.
Date: 2000 Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union Description: Douglas Glenn Adams (1945 April 12 - 2007 July 24) was Professor of Christianity and the Arts at Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA, for 31 years and part of the core faculty at Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA. He was an international scholar and mentor in religion and the arts, dance and humor. He authored hundreds of articles and a dozen books, inspired a generation of students, and lectured and conducted workshops throughout the US. Here he is shown at graduation circa 2000.