Rufus Hollis Gause, born on July 1, 1925 and died September 6, 2015, known as Dr. Hollis Gause, was a leading Pentecostal theologian in the Church of God (Cleveland).
Rufus began his teaching career in 1947 at Lee College (Cleveland, Tennessee).
He became the first dean and director of the Church of God School of Theology in 1975.
Rufus served as president of the Society for Pentecostal Studies from 1971 to 1972.
Rufus has authored books of both a popular and scholarly nature.
In 2006 he co-authored a book with Dr. Kimberly Ervin Alexander entitled Women in Leadership: A Pentecostal Perspective published by the Church of God Theological Seminary’s Center for Pentecostal Leadership and Care.
Rufus Hollis Gause died in 2015 at the age of 90.