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Charles White, Ph.D.

Professor of Christian Thought and History,
Institutional Research & Assessment/ROTC
517.750.6389
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Bio

Dr. Charles (Chuck) White teaches courses on Christian thought and history at Spring Arbor University. He has studied at Harvard, Gordon-Conwell, Cambridge, and Boston. His undergraduate degree is in history and literature, and his doctorate is in church history. He began his professional career as minister to students in Boston’s historic Park Street Church, and has taught in Australia, Nigeria, and the Philippines. He has published two books, nine scholarly articles, and a score of popular essays. Outside the classroom he helped to start a crisis pregnancy center and raises money to support Bible Women in India. His research interests are John and Charles Wesley, 19th century American Methodism, and the doctrine of Scripture.

Education

  • Ph.D.: (Church History) Boston University, 1986
  • M.Div.: Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1974
  • A.B.: Harvard College, 1971