Marilyn McCord Adams was born on October 12, 1943, and died on March 22, 2017.
She was an American philosopher and priest of the Episcopal Church.
Adams specialized in study of philosophy of religion, philosophical theology and medieval philosophy.
She was the daughter of William Clark McCord and Wilmah Brown McCord.
During 1966, Adams married the philosopher Robert Merrihew Adams.
He was educated at the University of Illinois (AB); Cornell University (PhD 1967); and Princeton Theological Seminary (ThM 1984, 1985); and holds the degree of Doctor of Divinity from the University of Oxford (2008).
She died after a battle with cancer in Princeton, New Jersey.
Marilyn McCord Adams passed away at 73 years old.