W. Creighton Peden is the Fuller E. Callaway professor emeritus of philosophy, Augusta State University. He was educated at Davidson College (B.A.), the University of Chicago (M.A.), and at St. Andrews University, Scotland (Ph.D.). He wrote Wieman's Empirical Process Philosophy (1977), The Chicago School: Voices of Liberal Religious Thought (1987), The Philosopher of Free Religion: Francis Ellingwood Abbot (1992), Civil War Pulpit to World's Parliament of Religion: The Thought of William James Potter (1996), A Good Life in a World Made Good, Albert Eustace Haydon (2006), An Intellectual Biography of David Atwood Wasson (2008), Evolutionary Theist: An Intellectual Biography of Minot Judson Savage (2009), and many articles and chapters for other books. With Charles Hartshorne he wrote Whitehead's View of Reality (1981). He co-edited H. N. Wieman's Creative Freedom: Vocation of Liberal Religion (1982), H. N. Wieman's Science Serving Faith (1987), The Chicago School of Theology: Pioneers in Religious Inquiry (1996), The Collected Essays of Francis Ellingwood Abbot (1996), Essays and Sermons of William James Potter (2003), and Pragmatism and the Rise of Religious Humanism, The Writings of Albert Eustace Haydon (2006).
Francis Ellingwood Abbot