Nebraska Authors

D. Duane Cummins

Born 1935 Dawson, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Dawson, NE
West Virginia

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


History; Religion


Former President (1998-2002), Bethany College, Bethany, WV
College Administrator
Independent Private College Advocate


Visiting scholar in history at Johns Hopkins University


President of the West Virginia Association for Independent Colleges
Chair of the East Central College Consortium
Board of Directors of the Council of Independent Colleges
Board of Directors of WesBanco Bank in Wheeling, WV
Pittsburgh Opera Board of Directors
Disciples of Christ Church


William Robinson Leigh, Western Artist. 1980.
A Handbook for Today's Disciples. 1981.
Dale Fiers, Twentieth Century Disciple. 2003.
Kenneth L. Teegarten: The Man, the Church, the Time. 2007.
The Disciples, A Struggle for Reformation. 2009.
Alexander Campbell, Adventurer in Freedom: A Literary Biography. 2007-2009. (3 volumes)
Bethany College: A Liberal Arts Odyssey. 2014.

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