Earl Irvin West

Male, Person

1920 –

22

Who is Earl Irvin West?

Earl Irvin West was a historian of the Restoration Movement. He was known for his multivolume work Search for the Ancient Order, published incrementally from 1949 to 1993. He was baptized by Hugo McCord in 1935. A graduate of Butler University, he received his Ph.D in American History at Indiana University. Although he lived in Indianapolis, Indiana, and was the minister for two different congregations, he also served for many years as professor of church history at Harding Graduate School of Religion in Memphis, Tennessee, now Harding School of Theology, commuting once a week to Memphis. West founded Religious Book Service.

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Born
May 18, 1920
Carmel
Religion
  • Churches of Christ
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Butler University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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