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Christianity and politics.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 256 Oral History Interviews with Malcolm and Helen Sawyer

 Collection
Identifier: CN 256
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Malcolm Maurice Sawyer (1919-2007) and with Helen Irvin Sawyer, in which the Sawyers discuss their childhood, education, and working for the Christian and Missionary Alliance in China, 1948-1950 and in Laos, 1950-1975. Mission activities in Laos include church planting, training of pastors, and medical assistance to the Khamu and Hmong peoples, language study, Vietnam, Thailand and Tibet, transfer to Laos, cultural differences, political situation in Vietnam,...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 302 Oral History Interview with David L. Farah

 Collection
Identifier: CN 302
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with David Livingstone Farah, in which he discusses his upbringing, education at Wheaton College, work as an administrator with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Peru and Bolivia, and relationships with other religious bodies, national groups and governments. Other topics include the 1950 revival at Wheaton College; Wycliffe jungle training in Mexico; the Catholic Church in Bolivia and the prevalence of syncretism; differences between Peru and Bolivia; description of...
Dates: Created: 1985

Collection 362 Records of Voice of Calvary Ministries

 Collection
Identifier: CN 362
Scope and Contents Administrative correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and other material, relating to the evangelistic ministry of Voice of Calvary Ministries in a context of holistic community development, economic redistribution, and racial reconciliation, primarily from the mid-1970s to 1986 in Mendenhall and Jackson, Mississippi, and nearby rural communities. The collection especially describes the operation of the organization, the fund raising for and promotion of its work, and the educational...
Dates: Created: 1969-1986

Collection 367 Papers of John Perkins

 Collection
Identifier: CN 367
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, video tapes, and promotional material, relating to the ministry of John Perkins, author, speaker, and founder and President Emeritus of Voice of Calvary Ministries.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with John PerkinsInterview with John Perkins in which he describes his childhood in rural Mississippi, his conversion, the formation of VOCM, its program and significant events and individuals in its...
Dates: Created: 1983-1995

Collection 368 Oral History Interview with Vera Mae Perkins

 Collection
Identifier: CN 368
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vera Mae Buckley Perkins in which she discusses her family background, her education, the importance of her Christian faith, marriage to John Perkins, racial conditions in Mississippi and involvement in Civil Rights demonstration, and racial conditions in that state. Other topics discussed include her work as a migrant laborer and participation in Civil Rights protests that resulted in the integration of the school system in Mendenhall, Mississippi. The time...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 374 Oral History Interviews with Artis Fletcher

 Collection
Identifier: CN 374
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Artis Edwards Fletcher in which he discusses his childhood, education, and work as pastor of the Mendenhall Bible Church. Also discussed are John Perkins, Voice of Calvary Ministries, the black church in the United States, and racial conditions in Mississippi. The time period covered by the interviews is 1944-1987.

Artis Fletcher was interviewed in by Paul Ericksen at office at the Mendenhall Bible Church, Mendenhall, MS on June 26, 1987.

Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 375 Oral History Interview with Suzanne Griggins

 Collection
Identifier: CN 375
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Suzanne Elizabeth Griggins (T3-T4) in which she describes her work as a lawyer at the Mendenhall Ministries Law Office, including examples of cases. Other topics discussed include: Griggins’ conversion and spiritual growth; political, legal, educational, racial and social conditions in rural Mississippi; voter registration; pastor Artis Fletcher; the Ku Klux Klan; and the church's response to injustice. The collection also includes an orientation session (T1-T2)...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 382 Oral History Interview with Paul E. Freed

 Collection
Identifier: CN 382
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Paul Ernest Freed (1918-1996) in which he describes the founding of Trans World Radio in 1952, the history of the development of its administrative policies and work from that time to 1981, and about the use of radio in missionary work. Other topics discussed include: Freed's childhood as the son of Christian and Missionary Alliance workers in Syria, his education in Jerusalem and at Wheaton College, the business he started to help pay his way through college...
Dates: Created: 1981

Collection 437 Oral History Interview with Dexter B. Gordon

 Collection
Identifier: CN 437
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dexter B. Gordon in which he describes growing up in Jamaica, his family, social conditions on the island, the role of Sunday school, in his life and the community, his conversion, spiritual mentor Amy Lord, his participation in sports, his and his parents involvement in politics, love for oratory and preaching, Jamaican worship, work in Youth for Christ, evangelism among young people, his work as an air-traffic controller, the role and influence of the church and...
Dates: Created: 1990

Collection 459 - Fellowship Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: CN 459
Brief Description Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, reference files, clippings, newsletters and other material related to the work of the Foundation (also known as International Christian leadership) which involved developing small group prayer fellowships, especially among government, business and academic leaders. There is a great deal of information on the United States and other countries. Also documented is the group's involvement in various community development, patriotic, and personal...
Dates: Created: 1937-1988, undated

Collection 614 Records of the Trinary Consultation

 Collection
Identifier: CN 614
Scope and Contents

Papers, recordings of meeting sessions, planning materials and other documents from the Trinary Consultation, which examined how Christians in the late twentieth century should present the Christian gospel in large urban settings. The meeting was co-sponsored by Moody Bible Institute, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Wheaton College.

Dates: Created: 1985-1986

Collection 628 Papers of Carl F. H. Henry

 Collection
Identifier: CN 628
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, notes, minutes, and manuscripts related to theologian and author Carl Henry, documenting his work with the Institute for Advanced Christian Studies, but which also touch on a few other aspects of his life, including his association with Wheaton College and with the magazine Christianity Today.

Dates: Created: 1925-1984

Collection 727 Papers of the Vereide Family

 Collection
Identifier: CN 727
Scope and Contents Papers of the Vereide family relating to the work of International Christian Leadership (ICL, later known as the Fellowship Foundation), mainly the efforts of Abraham Vereide and his daughter Alicia Davison. The collection reflects the activities ICL and its associated group International Council for Christian Leadership (ICCL) in fostering prayer groups, leadership seminars, and informal contacts involving government officials, business people, and civic leaders to promote spiritual unity...
Dates: 1945-2014, undated; Majority of material found in 1953-1985

Francis and Edith Schaeffer Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-062
Scope and Contents The Francis and Edith Schaeffer papers are organized into two major series, one for each individual. One sub-series that is found under each author is Book Manuscripts. Lectures is a sub-series under Francis Schaeffer, as is Media and Publications. Secondary Material is a third series in the collection.  The manuscripts sections of both major series contain the holographic and typescript versions of three books, Hidden Art, True Spirituality, and a book on Ecology. The lectures of Francis...
Dates: Created: 1968-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1969; Other: Date acquired: 1993

Jim Wallis Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-109
Scope and Contents

The Jim Wallis Papers are composed of book manuscripts, journal articles and book reviews by/about the author, correspondence, press clippings, photographs and audio cassettes (with transcripts). (see also Sojourners Records)

Dates: Created: 1971-2012; Other: Date acquired: 1988

Marvin Olasky Papers

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2024-0012
Dates: ca. 1975-2020

Mending Fences: Renewing Justice Between Government and Civil Society

 Digital Record
Identifier: 19971030-Kuyper-Coats
Dates: Digitized: 1997 October 30

Wesley G. Pippert Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-056
Scope and Contents The Wesley G. Pippert collection is composed of materials related to the life and work of this lay pastor, journalist/author, and professor. The collection is arranged in seven series--biographical information, publications, speeches/sermons, reporting research on projects, individuals and special collections, and secondary information about Pippert dating from 1950 to the present. The bulk of the material resides in the three reporting research series which include both research information...
Dates: Created: 1947-1994; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-1986; Other: Date acquired: 1993