Methodist clergyman. Born– January 8, 1882, Flatwoods, Tenn. Parents– William B. and Mary (Gillham) Chappell. Married– Cecil Hart, April 15, 1908. Children– Two. Education– Duke University, 1902-1903; Harvard, 1904-1905. Principal of E. W. Grove High School, Paris, TN, 1906-08. Ordained a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1908; served as pastor of churches in Texas, Oklahoma, Washington, D.C., and Tennessee, 1908-1932, in Birmingham, 1932-1936, Oklahoma City, Okla., 1936-1941, Jackson, Miss., 1941-1945, and Charlotte, N.C., 1945-1949. Honors– Duke University honorary D.D., 1920; Centenary College of Louisiana, honorary D.D., 1920; Birmingham Southern College, D.Litt., 1936. Died August 1972.


Contemporary Authors online.


And the Prophets. New York; Abingdon, 1945.

Anointed to Preach. New York; Abingdon, 1951.

Chappell’s Special Day Sermons. New York; Abingdon, 1936.

Christ and the New Woman. New York; Abingdon, 1928.

The Cross Before Calvary. New York; Abingdon, 1960.

Evangelistic Sermons of Clovis G. Chappell. New York; Abingdon, 1973.

Faces About the Cross. New York; Abingdon, 1941.

Familiar Failures. Grand Rapids, Mich.; Baker Book House, 1927.

Feminine Faces. New York; Abingdon, 1942.

Home Folks. New York; Abingdon, 1926.

If I Were Young. New York; Abingdon, 1962.

In Parables. New York; Abingdon, 1953.

A Jarring Question; Will a Man Rob God? Chicago; General Board of Lay Activity, the Methodist Church, 1950.

Living With Royalty. New York; Abingdon, 1962.

Living Zestfully. New York; Abingdon, 1944.

Meet These Men. New York; Abingdon, 1956.

The Modern Dance; Three Sermons. Nashville; Publishing House of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1923.

More Sermons on Biblical Characters. Dorman, 1923.

Questions Jesus Asked. New York; Abingdon, 1948.

The Road to Certainty. Nashville; Cokesbury, 1940.

The Sermons on the Mount. Nashville; Cokesbury, 1930.

Sermons from Job. Nashville; s.n., 1957.

Sermons from Revelations. New York; Abingdon, 1943.

Sermons from the Miracles. New York; Abingdon, 1937.

Sermons from the Parables. New York; Abingdon, 1933.

Sermons from the Psalms. New York; Abingdon, 1931.

Sermons on Biblical Characters. New York; Harper, 1950.

Sermons on New Testament Characters. New York; Harper, 1924.

Sermons on Old Testament Characters. New York; Harper, 1925.

Sermons on Simon Peter. New York; Abingdon, 1959.

Sermons on the Lord’s Prayer and Other Prayers of Jesus. New York; Abingdon, 1934.

The Seven Words. New York; Abingdon, 1952.

Surprises in the Bible. New York; Abingdon, 1967.

Ten Rules for Living. New York; Abingdon, 1938.

Values That Last. Nashville; Cokesbury, 1939.

The Village Tragedy and Other Sermons. Baltimore; Williams & Wilkins, 1921.

When The Church Was Young. New York; Abingdon, 1950.