Papers of S. Vernon McCasland, 1938-1970.

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Papers of S. Vernon McCasland, 1938-1970.

Correspondence, scholarly writings, administrative material, legal and financial papers. Topics in McCasland's correspondence include Biblical exegesis, particularly New Testament Greek and the translation and interpretation of obscure or difficult passages; and critiques and reviews of his own articles and those of colleagues. Also scholarly publication, particularly his efforts to have "By the finger of God" published; sales of "The resurrection of Jesus"; the teaching of religion in the public schools; and terms as vice-president of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis, and president of the National Association of Biblical Instructors. Also World War II and its effect on the lives of former students, their fellow soldiers and the civilian population in war zones; life in Reconstruction Germany, both East and West, of former colleagues. Also the establishment of the John B. Cary memorial professorship at the University of Virginia; the religious department and its students and courses; the Barbour and Richards lectures; the chapel committee, Religious Council, YMCA and chess club, Zionism; anti-semitism; and the Disciples of Christ church. There are drafts and proofs for "By the finger of God," and for its introduction by David C. Wilson; "The Hellenistic world in New Testament Times," written as an article for "The interpreter's Bible"; "The pioneer of our faith", "The religion of the Bible"; and "Religions of the world". Also typescript with editor's and typesetter's notations of "Religions of the World" by S. Vernon McCasland, Grace E. Cairns, and David C. Yu together with galley proof and note cards used to prepare the index. There are also personal records, recommendations, and grade reports for religion majors, some personal, legal and financial papers, and blue prints of the original plans for St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church.

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DeGroot, A. T. (Alfred Thomas), 1903-

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Society for Biblical Literature and Exegesis.

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National Association of Biblical Instructors.

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McCasland, S. Vernon (Selby Vernon), 1896-1970

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Randolph, Bessie Carter,

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Gennrich, Paul, 1865-

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Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908-1999.

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Outler, Albert Cook, 1908-1989

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