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  1. Christian missions and social progress

    Creator: Dennis, James S.
    Description: The Students' Lectures on Missions at Princeton Theological Seminary, which form the basis of the book, were delivered by the James S. Dennis in the spring of 1896 on the subject, "The Sociological Aspects of Foreign Missions." The subject was suggested to him by the students themselves, especially by members of the Sociological Institute and of the Missionary Society of the Seminary, with the special request that it be chosen for consideration.
    Subject: Christian sociology. and Missions.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: Boston University Theology Library,
  2. Images from the John Foxe’s Acts and Monuments (the “Book of Ma tyrs”), Ninth Edition (1684)

    Creator: John Foxe, 1516-1587.
    Description: Complete set of images (mostly engravings) from the ninth (1684) edition of John Foxe’s Acts and Monuments of Matters most Special and Memorable, Happening in the Church (“Book of Martyrs”), including the title page images of the three volume set, the “Kalender” of martyrdoms, the title page for an added section in volume 3: "A Continuation of the Histories of Forreign Martyrs," and the Table (index). Materials supplied from the collections of The Ohio State University Libraries and Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University. Inventory numbers supplied by Ruth Samson Luborsky and Elizabeth Morley Ingram, A Guide to English Illustrated Books, 1536-1603, 2 vols. (Tempe, AZ: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1998), are used to compare the images in this 1684 collection with the woodcuts in the early English editions (see ATLA’s CDRI collection “Woodcut Illustrations from the First Four English Editions of John Foxe’s Actes and Monuments”). Square brackets indicate expanded abbreviations or other supplied text. When modernized versions of literatum transcriptions are not given, the modern use of “u/v” and “i/j” is maintained.
    Subject: Reformation—Europe—History., Foxe, John, 1516-1587. Actes and monuments., Printing—England—History—16th century., Church history—16th century., and Martyrdom—Christianity—England.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: The Ohio State University Libraries / Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University
  3. Letters and Manuscripts of the Wesley Family From the Collections of Drew University

    Creator: Wesley, Sarah, 1759-1828. and Wesley, Charles, 1707-1788.
    Description: Digital images of manuscripts written by members of the Wesley family. The majority of these are letters, but also included are hymns and poems, a sermon by John Wesley, a petition, Thomas Coke’s ordination certificate, the will of Charles Wesley’s daughter Sarah, and some of the few surviving copies of minutes from the Irish conferences of 1778, 1784, and 1785. Wesley family members represented are John and Charles Wesley; their brother Samuel Jr. and their sisters Emelia, Martha, and Mary; Charles’s wife Sarah Gwynne, sons Charles Jr. and Samuel, and daughter Sarah; and Charles’ son Samuel’s estranged wife Charlotte and his son Samuel Sebastian (the famous composer). Many of these manuscripts are originals, but some are eighteenth- and nineteenth- century handwritten copies. Except for letters to Freeborn Garrettson copied by his wife Catherine, the identities of the copyists are unknown.
    Subject: Wesley, Samuel Sebastian, 1817-1897., English letters., Methodism--History., Wesley, Charlotte, 1761-1845., Wesley, Samuel, 1766-1837., and Wesley, Sarah Gwynne, 1726-1822.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: Drew University Methodist Library,
  4. Outgoing letter by Henri Nouwen, September 15, 1982.

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    Creator: Nouwen, Henri J. M.
    Description: Letter written by Henri Nouwen on September 15, 1982 in response to criticism about his choice to work in the United States and other aspects of his ministry. PDF file (9 569 KB)
    Subject: Authority--Religious Aspects--Catholic Church. and Nouwen, Henri, 1932-1996.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: The Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection,
  5. Outgoing letter by Henri Nouwen, April 2, 1982.

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    Creator: Nouwen, Henri J. M.
    Description: Letter written by Henri Nouwen on April 2, 1982 about teaching and other matters. PDF file (13 933 KB)
    Subject: Teaching. and Nouwen, Henri, 1932-1996.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: The Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection,
  6. Outgoing letter by Henri Nouwen, February 3, 1983.

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    Creator: Nouwen, Henri J. M.
    Description: Letter written by Henri Nouwen on February 3, 1983 in response to a letter seeking advice on how to become closer to God. PDF file (21 601 KB)
    Subject: Gratitude. , Prayer., and Nouwen, Henri, 1932-1996.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: The Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection,
  7. Outgoing letter by Henri Nouwen, January 31, 1992.

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    Creator: Nouwen, Henri J. M.
    Description: Letter written by Henri Nouwen on January 31, 1992 in response to correspondence about ecumenism and the Eucharist. PDF file (17 706 KB)
    Subject: Conflict management--Religious aspects--Catholic Church., Lord's supper., and Nouwen, Henri, 1932-1996.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: The Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection,
  8. Outgoing letter by Henri Nouwen, March 30, 1992.

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    Creator: Nouwen, Henri J. M.
    Description: Letter written by Henri Nouwen on March 30, 1992 on the meaning of the Eucharist to children preparing for their First Communion. PDF file (19 903 KB)
    Subject: First Communion., Lord's supper., and Nouwen, Henri, 1932-1996.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: The Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection,
  9. Outgoing letter by Henri Nouwen, May 2, 1993.

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    Creator: Nouwen, Henri J. M.
    Description: Letter written by Henri Nouwen on May 2, 1993 to participants in a social justice weekend. Nouwen talks about Jesus, the poor and the importance of community. The letter is hand-written. PDF file (33 707 KB)
    Subject: Poor--Religious aspects., Nouwen, Henri, 1932-1996., and Jesus Christ.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: The Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection,
  10. Outgoing letter by Henri Nouwen, 1980.

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    Creator: Nouwen, Henri J. M.
    Description: Nouwen's response and grade to a student paper submitted for his course "Desert Spirituality and Contemporary Ministry" taught in the Fall 1980 at Yale University. PDF file (340 KB)
    Subject: Forgiveness. and Nouwen, Henri, 1932-1996.
    Language: English.
    Publisher: The Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection,