Bard Thompson

The late Bard Thompson (Mercersburg Academy, PA; Haverford College; Union Theological Seminary; Columbia University) taught at Emory University's Candler School of Theology, Vanderbilt Divinity School, and Lancaster Theological Seminary before coming to Drew University in 1965. There, as professor of church history, he founded a program in liturgical studies and became dean of the graduate school, gaining a reputation as a surpassing scholar and leader. At the time of his death in 1987 he was...See more