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Rev. J. Phillips Noble

The Reverend J. Phillips Noble grew up in Learned, Mississippi. After graduating from King College in Bristol, Tennessee, and Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, he was ordained a Presbyterian minister. He completed graduate work in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Cambridge University in England. From 1956-1971, Noble was pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Anniston, Alabama, where the events described in this book took place. Over his career, he also served pastorates in Georgia and South Carolina, the last of which was Charleston’s historic First (Scots) Presbyterian Church. Noble was also Co-President of the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church, USA. He has traveled extensively on six continents. Noble is married to Betty Pope Scott. They have three children (Betty, Phil, Jr., and Scott) and two grandchildren. He is retired and living in Decatur, Georgia. He is also the author of Getting Beyond Tragedy (2006).
Books by Rev. J. Phillips Noble:
  • Beyond the Burning Bus: The Civil Rights Revolution in a Southern Town
  • ISBN: 1-60306-010-3, Trade Paper