Hugh C. Benner

Headshot of Hugh C. Benner

Hugh C. Benner was a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene serving congregations in California, Washington, and Missouri; as professor at Eastern Nazarene College, Trevecca Nazarene College, and Pasadena College; as founding president of Nazarene Theological Seminary and as general superintendent. He was married to Audrey and father to Janet and Richard.

Information gathered from "Hugh C. Benner." (1975, September 24.) Herald of Holiness. https://olivet.whdl.org/herald-holiness-september-24-1975

Works by this author

Language: English

Herald of Holiness - January 25, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
O. K. Armstrong
Paul Harvey
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Rob L. Staples
Mary Sanders
Elden Rawlings
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Norman B. Rohrer
A. Elwood Sanner
A smiling young woman.
Youth Week Jan. 29/Feb. 5 What Can We Do for Youth? Let's Do Something About the Mind Smearers (See page 3)

02 "It Takes Some Discipline" By General Superintendent Benner
03 Let's Do Something About The Mind Smearers By O.K. Armstrong
06 Will All Squares Please Stand Up By Paul Harvey
07 She Keeps The Ducks! By Ruth Vaughn
08 The Holy Spirit and the Lordship of Christ By Rob L. Staples
09 Fruit Bearing By Mary Sanders
10 Editorially Speaking By W.T. Purkiser
12 Vital Statistics
15 Foreign Students Find Seminary Enriching By Elden Rawlings
16 When Day Is Done! By Kathryn Blackburn Peck

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Herald of Holiness - January 27, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Clayton Bonar
C.T. Corbett
Charles M. Elam
Doyle E. Ellis
George Coulter
Jean Leathers Phillips
Sheet music for the hymn Oh, Worship the King. Inset: faces of many young people.
Youth Week: January 31 to February 7, 1965/ Hymn of the Month February, 1965

02 “Seeketh Not her Own” by General Superintendent Benner

03 The Signpost of Salvation by Clayton Bonar

04 This Younger Generation by C. T. Corbett

04 God Has a Plan by Charles M. Elam

05 Peace: What and Where? By Doyle E. Ellis

05 Nazarene Theological Seminary by George Coulter

06 Youth Week 09 God Reigns! By Jean Leathers Phillips

10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser

12 The Church at Work

14 Evangelists’ Slates

17 The Answer Corner by W. T. Purkiser

18 Late News

18 News of the Religious World

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Herald of Holiness - January 3, 1962

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Samuel Young
Flora E. Breck
Hugh C. Benner
Paul R. Martin
Fred Thomas
Milo L. Arnold
Delmar Stalter
Hardy C. Powers
David K. Kline
Lawrence B. Hicks
O. Joe Olson
A man running a printing machine.
Evangelism First: 1960-1964; The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it (Psalms 68:11).

General Articles

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Herald of Holiness - January 5, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
L. Milton Durby
Milo L. Arnold
Roger M. Williams
Joseph D. Wright
Clifford, Jr. Chew
Brian L. Farmer
Leslie Parrott
Jack M. Scharn
Elden Rawlings
Ralph Earle
A man sits in an empty theater hall before evangelism conference begins.
Innocent Audacity 3,000 Expected for Conference on Evangelism (See pages 22-24)

02 “Under a Juniper Tree” by General Superintendent Benner 03 Following Spiritual Nudge Results in Job Advancement by L. Milton Durby 04 Yesterday Is Still Mine by Milo L. Arnold 06 The Saints of Caesar’s Household by Roger M. Williams 07 “World United Against Malaria” by Joseph D. Wright 08 Into the Deep by Clifford Chew, Jr. 09 Innocent Audacity by Brian L. Farmer 10 Toward Abundant Living: Predictions for 1966 by Leslie Parrott 11 Directory of Evangelists 19 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 20 Rising Faith by Jack M.

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Herald of Holiness - July 1, 1959

Stephen S. White
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Hugh C. Benner
Alice Hansche Mortenson
Wilson R. Lanpher
Clayton D. Bailey
Dennis E. Wyrick
Raymond W. Hurn
W. H. Burton
H. B. Dean
Hugh Slater
Grace V. Watkins
Norman R. Oke
Bertha Munro
First page of the Herald.

01 That Pastor Was Right by General Superintendent Williamson

03 Japan Journey – Okinawa by General Superintendent Benner

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Herald of Holiness - July 13, 1960

Stephen S. White
Gideon B. (Gideon Brooks) Williamson
Hugh C. Benner
Sylvester T. Ludwig
J. Fred Parker
John Stockton
Madlyn Lunn Hance
Norman R. Oke
Arch Edwards
E. W. Lawrence
William H. Flygare
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
Veda Group
Wilson R. Lanpher
Picture of Mervel Lunn

This special edition of the Herald of Holiness celebrated the service of Mervel S. Lunn upon his retirement. 

03 A Human Landmark by G.B. Williamson

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Herald of Holiness - July 13, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Donn Littlefield
F. W. Davis
Ronald C. Calhoun
Ruth Wood Vaughn
Raymond C. Kratzer
David G. Grosse
Earl C. Wolf
Elden Rawlings
A red-tinted photo of a rose bloom.
Message for the North Woods; Are Sweepstakes Really Sweeping? (See page 12.)

02 An Investment—Not An Expense by General Superintendent Benner 03 Message for the North Woods by Donn Littlefield 04 God: Our Only Security by F. W. Davis 05 Life in Christ Now by Ronald C. Calhoun 06 Slowly I Grow by Ruth Vaughn 08 Fear of Contamination by Raymond C. Kratzer 09 A Burning Issue… by David G. Grosse 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 12 Are Sweepstakes Really Sweeping? By Earl Wolf and Elden Rawlings 14 Pro & Con: Letter to the Editor 14 The Book Corner 15 News of the Religious World 16 News of Revivals 18 Church Supports "Pioneer" Cause

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Herald of Holiness - July 14, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Wilbur W. Brannon
E. D. Messer
Milo L. Arnold
Dale R. Harvey
Evelyn Worthen
Robert W. League
William A. Tolbert
The dome of the California State Capitol; People in church pews.
California State Capitol Sacramento, California; Sacramento District Church of the Nazarene. We Have an Altar See Page 6.

02 The Prosperous Soul by General Superintendent Benner
03 Practical Holiness by Wilbur W. Brannon
04 At Wits’ End by E. D. Messer
05 Old Babies by Milo Arnold
06 We Have an Altar by Dale R. Harvey
07 I Am a Stranger in Your Church by Evelyn Worthen
08 Is God’s Grace Sufficient? by Robert W. League
09 the Lure of Liberty by Wiliam A. Tolbert
10 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
12 The Church at Work
18 Late News
18 News of the Religious World
19 Pen Points
19 The Answer Corner by W. T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - July 23, 1958

Stephen S. White
Hugh C. Benner
Joseph Benjamin McBride
Pearl O. Burnside McKinney
H. B. Garvin
Albert F. Harper
Marian L. Knorr
Harold L. Johnston
Donald V. Peal
E. Wayne Stahl
Monna Gay
Bertha Munro
First page of the Herald.

01 The "Eagle’s Nest" by General Superintendent Benner

02 Late News

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Herald of Holiness - July 3, 1957

Stephen S. White
Hugh C. Benner
Chad E. Grant
Maynard James
Fletcher Galloway
C. B. Strang
Arthur Hedley
Fannie Erb
Clarence Killion
Merilyn Goslaw Feller
E. E. Wordsworth
First page of the Herald.

01 A Road and a Ship, General Superintendent Benner

03 Christian Perfection, Chad E. Grant

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Herald of Holiness - July 31, 1963

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Bertha Munro
Carlton L. Burlison
Vernon L. Wilcox
Ruth Teasdale
C. B. McCaull
Robert E. Maner
Milton Harrington
W. O. Johnson
Jessie W. Finks
Jack M. Scharn
A wave crashes against a rocky shore.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; "Toward the goingdown of the sun, shall be your coast" Joshua 1:4

02 “Streams of Mercy” by General Superintendent Benner

03 The Green Fuse by Bertha Munro

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Herald of Holiness - July 4, 1962

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Brian L. Farmer
W. Stanley Tranter
Milo L. Arnold
J. Kenneth Grider
Samuel R. Brown
E. Drell Allen
Lawrence B. Hicks
Frances B. Erickson
Independence Hall--a brick build with a white steeple where the Declaration of Independence was signed.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Independence Hall Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

General Articles

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Herald of Holiness - July 5, 1967

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Milo L. Arnold
Sergio Franco
C. Paul Gray
B. F. Haynes
J. G. Holland
Chester L. Fredrickson
David K. Kline
Paul T. Culbertson
A. Elwood Sanner
Two images from Bolivia: a Bolivian oarsman, an unpaved mountain road with a steep drop off.

02 "God and Mammon" By General Superintendent Benner

03 Blessed Blindness By Milo L. Arnold

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Herald of Holiness - July 8, 1959

Stephen S. White
Hardy C. Powers
Hugh C. Benner
Raymond Box
Grace V. Watkins
J. Kenneth Grider
Mina Wiarda
Norman C. Schlichter
Joseph T. Larson
Hazel Lee
Fletcher Galloway
Norman R. Oke
Kathryn Blackburn Peck
Mrs. W. M. Franklin
Bertha Munro
First page of the Herald.

01 Commitment and Cleansing by General Superintendent Powers

03 Korea Journey by General Superintendent Benner

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Herald of Holiness - June 1, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
C. Neil Strait
Winston J. Hatcliff
Charles L. Wray
Oscar Hudson
Betty Emslie
H. R. Ballough
Mary H. Augsbury
A tour boat travels down the a river between tall limestone cliffs.
Photo ID: Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin; Fires of Fervent Prayer (See page 5.) God Is Hardly Dead (See page 3.)

02 The Unity of Faith by General Superintendent Benner

03 God Is Hardly Dead! by C. Neil Strait

04 “A Dried-up Leaf” by Winston J. Hatcliff

04 God Can by Charles L. Wray

05 Fires of Fervent Prayer by Oscar Hudson

07 Ordinary Living Can Be Extraordinarily Wonderful by Betty Emslie

08 Spare Time: How do You Spend It? by H. R. Ballough

09 I Die, But God… by Mary H. Augsbury

10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser

12 The Book Corner

13 News of Revivals

14 News of Area Interest

18 Late News

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Herald of Holiness - June 12, 1963

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Forrest Nash
Grace V. Watkins
Arthur S. Green
W. M. Lynch
Hilma Phillips Bouck
Robert Emsley
Orville S. Walters
An older man study doing devotions with a book, his Bible and a globe.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Father's Day, Sunday, June 16, 1963.

02 Our Heavenly Father by General Superintendent Benner

03 Wilt Thou Be Perfect? By Forrest W. Nash

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Herald of Holiness - June 19, 1968

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Wilbur H. Mullen
Vernon T. Groves
Nina Walter
Hal M. von Stein
C. William Fisher
Esther Uerkvitz
Daisy M. Polhamus
John S., Jr., Noftle
Norman B. Rohrer
Albert J. Lown
Downtown Kansas City at night. A big monument is center and in the back an office building has on lights that shape a cross.

02 Six Men Kneeling By General Superintendent Benner
03 Holiness the Need and the Challenge By Wilbur H. Mullen
04 What Is More Important? By Vernon T. Groves
05 Carry On By Nina Willis Walter
06 The Guns of God By H. M. von Stein
08 Unfinished Business By William Fisher
09 What Do We Tell Our Children? By Esther Uerkvitz
10 Editorially Speaking By W. T. Purkiser
13 Meadowland By Miss Daisy M. Polhamus
14 On Being a Whole Person: Good Memories Are Important By John S. Noftle

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Herald of Holiness - June 2, 1965

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Peter Bourke
Fletcher Galloway
Mary H. Augsbury
Milo L. Arnold
Ross Hayslip
H. B. Garvin
Elden Rawlings
Gloria Willingham
A fish-eye view of a printing press. Inset: a close-up of a hand operating buttons of the press.
Miehle Web Lithographic Press recently installed at the Nazarene Publishing House See Page 4.

02 In the Power of the Spirit by General Superintendent Benner
03 A Reporter Finds God! by Peter Bourke
04 Hearts Aflame by Fletcher Galloway
05 Let Us Align Ourselves with Power by Mary H. Augsbury
06 Don’t Think About Marriage…Until by Milo L. Arnold
07 Hope for Our Day by Ross W. Hayslip
07 Please Walk With Me by H. B. Garvin
08 New Press Offers Faith Through Its Thunder by Elden Rawlings
11 Editorials by W. T. Purkiser
13 The Church at Work
16 The Answer Corner by W. T. Purkiser

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Herald of Holiness - June 22, 1966

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Hal M. von Stein
Morris Chalfant
Jack M. Scharn
Fred Wenger
Milo L. Arnold
Betty Martin
James E. Adams
Grace V. Watkins
Leslie Parrott
A man in a suit in the middle of talking.
Photo ID: Enrique Rosales "Preachers Made to Order" See page 6-7 (Also, "About This Issue," page 4.) Leftovers Again (See page 8.)

02 “No Difference” by General Superintendent Benner 03 Love Lingereth Not by H. M. Stein 04 The Church in the Space Age by Morris Chalfant 05 Pray On! by Jack M. Scharn 06 When Death Came to Our House by Fred Wenger 06 Preachers Made to Order by Milo L. Arnold 08 Leftovers Again by Betty Martin 09 Before You’re Forced to It by James E. Adams 10 Editorially Speaking by W. T. Purkiser 11 Measurement by Grace V.

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Herald of Holiness - June 24, 1964

Westlake Taylor Purkiser
Hugh C. Benner
Lauriston J. Du Bois
N. J. Arechuk
William A. Tolbert
Hal M. von Stein
Lawrence B. Hicks
C. Robert Seal
Laura Forinash
C. Howard Wade
Ross Hayslip
Zaida Atkinson
Sheet music of O Jesus, I Have Promised; Inset: a copy of a painting of Jesus with other people.
Evangelism First 1960-1964; Hymn of the Month July, 1964 O Jesus, I Have Promised; A Disturber of the Peace See page 8.

02 Love Unlimited by General Superintendent Benner

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