Harvey Cox

Harvey Gallagher Cox Jr. (born May 19, 1929) is an American theologian who served as the Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School, until his retirement in October 2009. Cox's research and teaching focus on theological developments in world Christianity, including liberation theology and the role of Christianity in Latin America.


Harvey Cox
Cox examining a Honeywell fragmentation device in 1973
Born (1929-05-19) May 19, 1929 (age 92)
Spouse(s)
  • Nancy Nieburger (m. 1957; div.)[1]
Nina Tumarkin
(m. 1986)
[2]
Ecclesiastical career
ReligionChristianity (Baptist)
ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches USA
Ordained1957
Academic background
Alma mater
Doctoral advisorJames Luther Adams[3]
Influences
Academic work
DisciplineTheology
School or traditionSecular theology
Institutions
Notable worksThe Secular City (1965)