Wilder, Amos N. (Amos Niven), 1895-1993

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Amos N. Wilder was a pastor, poet, teacher, and theologian. He was ordained in 1926 as a Congregational minister, and was the Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard University from 1956-1963.

From the description of Amos Niven Wilder Papers, 1923-1982. (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 664618230

Wilder taught theology at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Amos N. Wilder, 1954-1968 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973219

Amos Niven Wilder (1895-1993), was a pastor, poet, teacher, and theologian. Born in Calais, Maine, Wilder was educated at various institutions including Oberlin College (1913-1915), Mansfield College (1921-1923), and Yale Divinity School, where he received his Ph.D. in 1933. Ordained in 1926 as a Congregational minister, he served as pastor of a church in North Conway, New Hampshire. He also taught at Hamilton College, Andover-Newton Theological School, and Chicago Theological Seminary. He first came to Harvard University in 1954 as a New Testament scholar, and was the Hollis Professor of Divinity from 1956-1963. Wilder published several books on religion, poetry, and the arts. His major works include: Battle Retrospect (1923), Eschatology and Ethics in the Teaching of Jesus (1939), Modern Poetry and the Christian Tradition (1951), Otherworldliness and the New Testament (1954), Early Christian Rhetoric (1964), Theopoetic: Theology and the Religious Imagination (1976), Thorton Wilder and His Public (1980), The Bible and the Literary Critic (1991), and Armageddon Revisited: A World War I Journal (1963). He is the elder brother of the writer, Thornton Wilder.

From the guide to the Amos Niven Wilder Papers, 1923-1982., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

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referencedIn Theological Discussion Group. Theological Discussion Group papers, 1934-1961. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Wilder, Amos N. (Amos Niven), 1895-1993. Amos Niven Wilder Papers, 1923-1982. Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Pfeiffer, Robert Henry, 1892-1958. Papers, 1911-1958 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Yale University Press records, 1919-1964 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Wilder, Amos N. (Amos Niven), 1895-1993. Papers of Amos N. Wilder, 1954-1968 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Theological Discussion Group Papers, 1933-1965 Yale University Divinity School Library
creatorOf Amos Niven Wilder Papers, 1923-1982. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Journal of Religion. Records, 1915-1950 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar additional papers, 1842-1996. Houghton Library
referencedIn Society for Art, Religion and Contemporary Culture. Records, 1961-1990. Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Theological Discussion Group Papers, 1933-1965 Yale University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar papers, 1920-1986. Houghton Library
referencedIn Ela, Emerson, 1875-1956. Papers, 1892-1987. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Bridgman, Louis W., 1883-1960. Papers, 1910-1960. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. Thornton Wilder collection, [19--]. Hamden Historical Society
referencedIn Catharine Kerlin Wilder Papers MS 709., 1813-2000 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler), 1878-1971. Papers, 1884-1971 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
referencedIn Records, 1915-1950 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Papers, 1884-1971 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Houghton Library
referencedIn Abraham Aaron Roback papers, 1909-1965. Houghton Library
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Birth 1895-09-18

Death 1993-05-01

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