Paul Ramsey papers, 1934-1984 and undated.


Ramsey, Paul. Paul Ramsey papers, 1934-1984 and undated.

Paul Ramsey papers, 1934-1984 and undated.

Correspondence, memoranda, book reviews, typescripts, reprints, drafts of books and articles, clippings, lecture notes and outlines, course and teaching materials, writings of Ramsey and others, news releases, theses and dissertations, and cassette tapes. The collection centers on the teaching and writing career of Ramsey, principally while a professor in the Department of Religion at Princeton University. These primarily professional papers relate to his fields of interest: theology, philosophy, and the humanities. In particular, Ramsey wrote and taught about Christian and medical ethics, fetal research, abortion, in vitro fertilization, marriage, and sexual ethics. The large Correspondence Series contains letters of prominent theologians. Among the correspondents are the American Medical Association, Daniel Callahan, Van Austin Harvey, the Institute of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences. Cont. Ernest W. Lefever, Richard A. McCormick, Abraham John Muste, the National Council of the Churches of Christ, the National Council on Religion in Higher Education, H. Richard Niebuhr, Reinhold Niebuhr, Liston Pope, Quentin L. Quade, Warren T. Reich, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Sargent Shriver, John Edwin Smith, and Richard Preston Unsworth.

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