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F. Earle Fox
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Born: Colorado Springs, CO, 7/8/35
Married: 7/8/66 to the former Sonia A. Shine of Lexington, KY
Children: Bradley Earle, born 7/30/67
Benjamin Chadwick, born 2/5/69
Rebecca Shine, born 9/5/72
- Ordained to the priesthood in the Episcopal Church, 1962
Transferred to the Anglican Communion in North America (ACNA) 2009.
Trinity College, Hartford, CT. B. A., 1957. Major in philosophy
Freshman year: first place in
mathematics final exam;
first place in history final exam
Holland Scholarship for first
place in class standing -
freshman and sophomore years
Phi Beta Kappa
Pi Gamma Mu
General Theological Seminary, New York City, M. Div., 1960
Senior Thesis on Freudian challenge to religion - "Freud & Religion: a Psycho-Historical Reality Check"
Clinical Pastoral Training, four 3-month in-residence courses
Cleveland State Mental Hospital, summer 1958
Riker's Island City Prison, New York City, summer 1959
University General Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, summer 1960
Philadelphia State Mental Hospital, fall 1960
Oxford University, D. Phil. in theology, 1964
Thesis, "Personality, Empiricism, and God", on the theological foundations of natural science.
Chaplain (part time), Oriel College, Oxford, England - 1962-64.
Assistant (part time), St. Margaret's Church, Oxford, England - 1961-64.
Assistant (full time), St. Jude's Episcopal Church, Burbank, CA - 1965-67.
Priest-in-Charge, St. Vincent's Episcopal Church, Diamond Bar, CA - Feb-July, 1968
Trinity College: 1968-69, Lecturer in Religion. 1969-71, Assistant Professor
Social Change - relating the Biblical doctrine of creation and
purpose for existence to issues of social change.
Evolution of Western Religious Thought I - Renaissance and Reformation.
Evolution of Western Religious Thought II - Modern era.
Existentialism - Exploring the meaning of 'meaning' - confronting the
world view with various existentialist authors.
Authority - Freshman Seminar
Myth and Symbol - concentrating on primitive mythology and
the "mother" archetype vis-a-vis Old Testament mythology.
and Religion - building a theory of the "unconscious" and of
religious experience from the writings of Freud, Adler, Jung, and others.
Science and Religion - the theological roots of empirical science.
The Father Archetype in Religion - Senior Seminar
Ecumenical School of Theology - Hartford, CT 1971-73.
director - an evening school for college level courses in religion.
Space donated by the Hartford Seminary Foundation.
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, East Haddam, CT - Pastor, 1971-81 - a small church in semi-rural Connecticut.
Developed workshops and courses on a Biblical understanding of human nature and emotional healing which led to the publication of Biblical Inner Healing.
Becket Academy, East Haddam, CT
Part-time chaplain and counselor - 1973-80
Full time chaplain and counselor - 1981-83
Becket Academy was a coed school for troubled youth from junior through senior high school. The school specialized in wilderness programs of the "outward bound" type with a fairly firm discipline, but no clear religious identity.
The Road to Emmaus - Founder and president - (1983 to present) a non-profit organization dedicated to the healing of the Church through "spiritually and intellectually aggressive materials for living in a pre-Christian age".
Private counseling practice in Norwalk, CT (1984-90) in individual counseling, workshops, and conferences in emotional and spiritual healing. Writing in the area of developing a Biblically based psychology and therapy, and in Christian apologetics.
Private practice in Ambridge, PA (1991-98)
Systems Operator of Road to Emmaus electronic bulletin board dedicated
to Christian apologetics, and internet access service for Ambridge Area.
The electronic bulletin board became a website as the technology developed.
Emmaus Ministries became The Road to Emmaus when it was reincorporated in California in 2007, taking the name of the website.
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Blairsville, PA - part time Vicar, 1997 - 98.
Transformation Christian Ministries, Washington, DC, metro area -- executive director -- an Exodus affiliate ministry helping people exit the homosexual lifestyle - 1999 - 2001 (resided in Alexandria, VA)
Returned to The Road to Emmaus in June of 2001.
Biola University - Moved to Vista, CA, 2005, then to La Habra, CA, 2006. Taught for one semester at Biola University Torrey Honors program in La Mirada, CA.
The Road to Emmaus-- continues to produce materials for Christian apologetics and pastoral counseling.
Assisting at the Episcopal Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Placentia, CA, 2006 to present
St. Luke's Reformed Episcopal Church, Santa Ana, CA. 2008 - 2012.
Several hundred sermons at my own and other churches;
Lectures and workshops on inner healing, sexuality issues, and Christian apologetics included:
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Darien, CT; St. Nicholas Church, Midland, TX; Human Sexuality conference on the Island of Bermuda; St. John's Episcopal Church, Moultrie, GA; Nashotah House Episcopal Seminary, Nashotah, WI; Christian Community of Family Ministry, Vista, CA; Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH; St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Livonia, MI; a day with entering students on the subject, "Jesus, the Politician" at Biola University, La Mirada, CA; workshop at "Intelligent Design" conference at Biola University;
TV interview in Pittsburgh on gender identity from Biblical perspective;
Exodus International and P-FOX conferences on homosexuality and regaining gender identity from 1989 to 2003.
Defining 'Oughtness' and 'Love',
JOURNAL OF RELIGION, July 1959.
(Written originally for an undergraduate religion course at Trinity College.)
Seminary Teaching, THE
WITNESS, Nov. 19 & 26, 1959. (On nature of historical
evidence in Bible, written at General Seminary).
Biblical Theology and Pelagianism, JOURNAL OF RELIGION, July 1961.
The Way of the Cross Among Nations, THE CHRISTIAN CENTURY, Apr. 18, 1962.
The Way of the Cross, THE LIVING CHURCH, Feb. 10, 1963.
Is Love an Adequate Guide?, LEARNING FOR LIVING, March 1964.
Reality and Faith, THE LIVING CHURCH, Aug. 10, 1980.
The Spiritual Core of
Experiential Education, JOURNAL OF EXPERIENTIAL
EDUCATION, Spring-summer 1983.
Gender, Sex, and Priesthood, THE SEABURY JOURNAL, May 1986.
Dungeons and Dragons, JOURNAL OF CHRISTIAN HEALING, Fall 1986.
The 'Safe Sex' Betrayal, THE LIVING CHURCH, Dec. 4, 1988.
AIDS and Truth, Emmaus Ministries, 1989
Sexuality and Spiritual Warfare, ON TARGET, March 1989.
Two Kinds of Personhood,
PERSPECTIVES ON SCIENCE AND THE CHRISTIAN
FAITH, spring, 1993 (on the abortion debate), Emmaus Ministries.
Scripture or SIECUS? - Emmaus Ministries, 1994 (is the SIECUS program Christian?)
BIBLICAL INNER HEALING, Emmaus Ministries, 1988.
BIBLICAL SEXUALITY AND THE BATTLE FOR SCIENCE, Emmaus Ministries, 1988.
REASON, REVELATION, AND POLITICS Emmaus Ministries, 1993
RELIGION AND FREUD: A
PSYCHOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL REALITY CHECK,
Emmaus Ministries, 1997.
HOMOSEXUALITY: GOOD & RIGHT IN
THE EYES OF GOD?, Emmaus Ministries, 2004
(with David M. Virtue)
A Theological Background for
Emile Cammaerts' "Notes on Art and Religion"
Emmaus Ministries, 1993
DIALOGUE IN DARKNESS or SCIENTIFIC DEBATE? Emmaus Ministries, 1993
HUMAN SEXUALITY: HETERO-, HOMO-, OR PAN-?, Emmaus Ministries, 1988
SEX EDUCATION: TWO OPPOSING PHILOSOPHIES, Emmaus Ministries, 1990
THE CHURCH AND SEXUALITY, Emmaus Ministries, 1989.
THE AUTHORITY OF THE BIBLE IN A
Emmaus Ministries, 1990
THE FACTS, THE FALL, AND THE WALL, Emmaus Ministries, 1990
Audio Publications -
Inner Healing and a Biblical Psychology - a series of over 70 audio cassettes and albums. Emmaus Ministries, 1983-1998
Video Publications -
YAHWEH OR THE GREAT MOTHER? -
two video cassettes comparing the Biblical
vs. the secular/pagan worldviews. Emmaus Ministries, 1989.
MAN AND WOMAN IN THE IMAGE OF
GOD - the foundations of sex and gender
from the Biblical perspective. Emmaus Ministries, 1989.
HEALING THE INNER HURTS - a
weekend conference on a Christian understanding
of emotional healing. Emmaus Ministries, 1989.
HUMAN SEXUALITY: THE SECULAR
DEBACLE - building on the worldview contrasts,
showing the massive failure of the secular view of human sexuality.
Emmaus Ministries, 1990
THE SACRAMENT OF SELFHOOD - the
freedom, complexity, and radical dependency
of the human soul as it reflects the image of God. Emmaus Ministries, 1989.
A Case for Christian Chastity
A Theology of Romantic Love
A Eucharistic Theology of Thanksgiving
Education and Mental Health
Faith, Secularism, and the Common Ground
Gender and Sex in the Bible
Gender, Sex, and Parish Renewal
Glossalalia - the Salvation of Reason
Inclusiveness, Reason, and Spiritual Warfare
Is Moral Rearmament a Christian Movement?
Only Two Kinds of Churches
Stages of Christian Maturing
The Hour After "The Day After"
Books in progress
PERSONALITY, EMPIRICISM, AND GOD (D. Phil. thesis)
LAW & GRACE IN IMAGO DEI
a common sense understanding of morality and of atonement.
Combines two articles above: "Defining 'Oughtness' & 'Love'" and "Biblical Theology
YAHWEH OR THE GREAT MOTHER?
THE ONTOLOGY OF AUTHORITY
A THEOLOGY OF SANTA CLAUS
CHARLIE BROWN'S NICKEL
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