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Avery Dulles

1918 - 2008

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Avery Robert Dulles ( DUL-iss; August 24, 1918 – December 12, 2008) was an American Jesuit priest, theologian, and cardinal of the Catholic Church. Dulles served on the faculty of Woodstock College from 1960 to 1974, of the Catholic University of America from 1974 to 1988, and as the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University from 1988 to 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Avery Dulles has received more than 280,806 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Avery Dulles is the 2,522nd most popular religious figure (down from 2,125th in 2019), the 10,257th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,532nd in 2019) and the 83rd most popular American Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Avery Dulles ranks 2,522 out of 2,238Before him are Walter Rauschenbusch, Gaudencio Rosales, Anders Wejryd, Simon Pimenta, Tris Speaker, and Dan Osman. After him are Edward Egan, William Cameron Townsend, Mike Bossy, John Onaiyekan, John Dew, and Youssef Rzouga.

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Among people born in 1918, Avery Dulles ranks 267Before him are Thelma Coyne Long, Edith Massey, Alberto Héber Usher, Nicolaas Govert de Bruijn, Virginia Davis, and Richard Greene. After him are Evelyn Ankers, Dave Bartholomew, Ben Klassen, Albertina Sisulu, Helen Wagner, and Eddy Arnold. Among people deceased in 2008, Avery Dulles ranks 304Before him are Algis Budrys, Jeff Healey, Christian Brando, Witold Woyda, George MacDonald Fraser, and Stig Claesson. After him are Beatrice Ohanessian, Heinz Wewers, Vlado Taneski, Benoît Lamy, Sam Bottoms, and Alexander Courage.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Avery Dulles ranks 10,257 out of 18,182Before him are Dean Smith (1931), Tracy Hickman (1955), Harvey Mason (1947), Michael McClure (1932), Stanley Fish (1938), and William Daniels (1901). After him are Rick Adelman (1946), Marillyn Hewson (1953), Josiah Bartlett (1729), Erik Palladino (1968), Ann Doran (1911), and Blake Shelton (1976).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United States

Among religious figures born in United States, Avery Dulles ranks 83Before him are Les Clark (1907), Blanche Barton (1961), John T. Scopes (1900), Walter Rauschenbusch (1861), Tris Speaker (1888), and Dan Osman (1963). After him are Edward Egan (1932), William Cameron Townsend (1896), Katharine Drexel (1858), Timothy M. Dolan (1950), Joseph F. Smith (1838), and Timothy Ray Brown (1966).