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Christian biography -- United States.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-026
Scope and Contents The American Scientific Affiliation Collection, part of the Wheaton College Special Collections, contains a detailed record of the workings and development of this Christian professional organization. The collection includes photographs, brochures, minutes, papers, books, manuscripts, and articles from the origin of the organization in 1941 up to the early 2000s.Pieces of correspondence dating from prior to the foundation of the Affiliation are also included. All material has been...

Jonathan Blanchard Papers

 Collection — Box microfilm
Identifier: RG-02-001
Abstract The Jonathan Blanchard Collection is a diverse gathering of items covering the family of Wheaton College's first president. Ranging from the scribblings of grandchildren to a petition for the abolition of slavery, they illuminate Blanchard in many roles: Minister, College President, Abolitionist, Anti Secretist, Reformer, lecturer, and head of a large family. Jonathan Blanchard's life in both the public and private realm is detailed. In addition to the biographical interest of the materials,...

Kenneth Taylor Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-012
Scope and Contents The collection (about 10 linear feet) consists primarily of various drafts, revisions, and dictaphone tapes concerning the development of the Living Bible and the Taylor's Bible Story Book. The boxes are arranged chronologically, representing the order in which each section was completed. Most of the biblical books went through several revisions before a final translation was accepted. Since it was difficult to determine whether a given revision was the "1st revision," "2nd revision," etc, it...

Leanne Payne Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-125
Scope and Contents The Leanne Payne Papers are composed of Pastoral Care Ministry newsletters, conference audio and video tapes, biographical information, photos and book manuscripts.

Sojourners Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-023
Scope and Contents The Sojourners Collection contains the archival papers of the Christian social concern and community group known by that name.  Sojourners traces its origin to a group of seven students at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, (see Jim Wallis) who called for a new and rigorous application of Biblical ethics to American Culture.  Believing that the church was losing the current generation, they...