Ralph Benajah Potter, Jr.


 Ralph Benajah Potter, Jr.

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Professor of Social Ethics Emeritus, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

B.A., Occidental College,
B.D., McCormick Theological Seminary,
Th.D., Harvard University,

Ralph Benajah Potter, Jr., who retired in July 2003, began teaching at HDS in 1965. He is an ordained Presbyterian minister and the author of the book War and Moral Discourse and assorted scholarly articles. He is a founding fellow of the Hastings Center for Bioethics and is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the Society for Christian Ethics, the Society for Values in Higher Education, and, at Harvard, the Senior Common Room of Lowell House. His 1997 HDS Convocation Address was titled “Moralists, Maxims and Formation for Ministry.”

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