Theological Discussion Group papers, 1934-1961.


Theological Discussion Group. Theological Discussion Group papers, 1934-1961.

Theological Discussion Group papers, 1934-1961.

This collection contains mainly the typescript addresses presented to the Theological Discussion Group. It includes a small amount of administrative correspondence including lists of members, which are included with the folders of addresses given at the retreats to which they refer.

2.25 linear feet (5 boxes)

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