Rev Peter John Gomes

Rev Peter John Gomes

Birth
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 28 Feb 2011 (aged 68)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Gomes family plot
Memorial ID 66336403 · View Source
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American preacher, theologian, author as well as professor at Harvard University's Divinity School. He was the only child of Peter Lobo & Orissa White Gomes. Gomes graduated from Bates College and Harvard Divinity School before being ordained an American Baptist minister in 1968. He was a leading expert on early American religion, serving as Harvard's official interreligious chaplain through Memorial Church of Harvard University since 1970. In 2008, Gomes was featured in Henry Louis Gates' PBS documentary African American Lives 2. In 2011, Gomes was featured in the PBS documentary Out In America.

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  • Created by: Reggie Sutton
  • Added: 1 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66336403
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Peter John Gomes (22 May 1942–28 Feb 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66336403, citing Vine Hills Cemetery, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Reggie Sutton (contributor 46602244) .