Nebraska Authors

James W. Sire

Born 1933-10-17 Inman, NE (USA)

Died 2018-02-06
Downers Grove, IL (USA)

Places Lived


Author Of

  • Nonfiction


English Literature


Bachelor of Arts, 1955, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts, 1958, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Ph.D, 1964, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO


College instructor in English
Assistant Professor in English
Associate Professor in English
Editor of Inter-Varsity Press

Places Worked

University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
Inter-Varsity Press, Downers Grove, IL
Northern Illinois University
Trinity College, Deerfield, IL


Modern Language Association of America
Milton Society
Conference on Christianity and Literature


Papers on Literature: Models and Methods. 1970. (with Robert Beum)
Programs for a New Man. 1973.
Jeremiah, Meet the Twentieth Century. 1975.
The Universe Next Door. 1976.
Shirley MacLaine and the New Age Movement. 1988.
The Universe Next Door : a Basic Worldview Catalog. 1997.

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