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 Thomas Bratton Warren

Thomas Bratton Warren

Birth
Carrizo Springs, Dimmit County, Texas, USA
Death 8 Aug 2000 (aged 80)
Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Colleyville, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 14244377 · View Source
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Gospel preacher, college professor, debater, and writer.

Biographical Sketch On The Life Of Thomas B. Warren

Thomas Bratton Warron was born at Carrizo Springs, Texas, August 1, 1920. He married Miss Faye Brauer in 1941. Three children were born to them: Karen (Mrs. J. M. Waters), Jan (Mrs. Jon R. Coleman) and a son, Lindsey. He received a B.S. from Abilene Christian College, M.A. from University of Houston and M.A. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. He has taught at Abilene Christian College, Ft. Worth Christian College (served as President 1959-61). He has served as chairman of the Bible Department at Freed-Hardeman University, and was Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Apologetics at Harding Graduate School of Religion. He did full-time work in Liberty, Houston, and Ft. Worth, Texas. He preached twenty to twenty-five gospel meetings per year. He was editor of the Spiritual Sword for twenty years, beginning with Volume 1, Number 1, in October of 1969 and continuing through Volume 20, Number 4, in July of 1989. He also served as a staff writer for the Gospel Advocate. He was a regular speaker for "5 Gospel Minutes" daily radio broadcast in connection with the "Gospel Hour" during the mid- 1970's. He has engaged in numerous debates and has written extensively. One of his most renowned debates was in 1976 with Anthony Flew. He authored a number of books including:Marriage Is For Those Who Loved God And One Another; Our God – A Sun And Shield For Troubled Hearts; Lectures On Church Cooperation And Orphan Homes; Keeping The Lock In Wedlock; Logic And The Bible; and When Is An Example Binding?. He has produced a number of debates in transcript form such as the Warren-Ballard Debate, Warren-Flew Debate, and the Warren-Matson Debate. Thomas and Faye were members of the Brown Trail Church of Christ, Ft. Worth, Texas before his death. T.B. Warren passed from this life, on August 8th, 2000, just days after his 80th birthday. His funeral was conducted at the Brown Trail Church of Christ, and he was buried in the Mausoleum at Cemetery in Colleyville, Texas. Before his death, much of his library was contributed to the Brown Trail School of Preaching, Ft. Worth, Texas. Thomas B. Warren was a scholar, the likes of which, very few have attained in their lifetime. A master logician, and gospel preacher, he held the banner of the cross high all the days of his life. He rests from his labors, and his works do follow him.


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  • Maintained by: Tom Childers
  • Originally Created by: may you never be forgotten
  • Added: 10 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14244377
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Bratton Warren (1 Aug 1920–8 Aug 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14244377, citing Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, Colleyville, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tom Childers (contributor 46515204) .