Armstrong, Benjamin

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Minister, religious radio and association executive; born Bejamin Leighton Armstrong, 1923; BS and MS from New York University, 1948, 1950; BD from Union Theological Seminary, 1955; Ph. D. from New York University, 1968; married Ruth Freed, 1946; had three children; worked with Samuel Shoemaker in the Calvary Clergy School of Calvary Episcopal Church, NYC, and the Goodwill Home and Rescue Mission in Newark, 1942-1945; ordained by the Presbyterian Church USA, 1949; pastored churches in Paterson and Ringwood, NJ, 1950-1958; worked with and then directed Trans World Radio, 1958-1966; executive secretary of National Religious Broadcasters, 1966-

From the description of Oral history interview with Ben Armstrong, 1989. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 32875015

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creatorOf Armstrong, Benjamin. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Bertermann, Eugene R. Papers of Eugene R. Bertermann, 1955-1981. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn Taylor, Clyde Willis 1904-1988. Papers of Clyde Willis Taylor 1950-1980 Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn Zimmerman, Thomas F. Papers of Thomas F. Zimmerman, 1955-1990. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.). Records of National Religious Broadcasters, 1922-1991. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
creatorOf Armstrong, Ben. Oral history interview with Ben Armstrong, 1989. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
creatorOf National Prayer Congress (1976 : Dallas, Tex.). Audio tapes of National Prayer Congress, 1976. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
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associatedWith Aquino, Benigno S. person
associatedWith Armstrong, Benjamin Leighton. person
associatedWith Bertermann, Eugene R. person
associatedWith Christian and Missionary Alliance. corporateBody
associatedWith Cook, Robert A., 1912- person
associatedWith Freed, Paul E. person
associatedWith Graham, Billy, 1918- person
associatedWith Jones, Clarence W. person
associatedWith Kennedy, D. James (Dennis James), 1930- person
associatedWith National Association of Evangelicals. corporateBody
associatedWith National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith National Prayer Congress (1976 : Dallas, Tex.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Religious Broadcasters (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Oglivie, Lloyd John. person
associatedWith Robertson, Pat. person
associatedWith Shoemaker, Samuel M. (Samuel Moor), 1893-1963. person
associatedWith Simpson, A. B. (Albert B.) person
associatedWith Taylor, Clyde Willis 1904-1988 person
associatedWith Tillich, Paul, 1886-1965. person
associatedWith Trans World Radio. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Communications Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Voice of Tangiers (Radio station : Tangier, Morocco) corporateBody
associatedWith Zimmerman, Thomas F. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Television in religion
Evangelicalism--Political activity
Mass media in religion--Congresses
Radio in missionary work
Mass media in missionary work
Church and state
Radio in religion
Evangelistic work
Christian life
Liberalism (Religion)
Mass media in religion




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