Horace Bushnell Professor Emeritus of Christian Nurture
A graduate of Yale College in 1947 and the Yale Divinity School in 1951, Adams began working at the University in 1956 as associate director of field work at the Divinity School. He joined the faculty there in 1960 and was named professor of pastoral theology in 1976. The University’s chaplain from 1986 to 1991, he was master of Trumbull College for 10 years, served one year as acting master of Saybrook College, and was acting director of the Institute of Sacred Music on three occasions. He served for many years as an associate dean of the Divinity School.
Adams’ eight books include “Preaching The Burden and the Joy,” “What Jesus Asks,” “God Confronts Man,” and “Seekers of the Way.”