Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Theological Discussion Group papers, 1934-1961

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 6882670 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Theological Discussion Group
Title Theological Discussion Group papers, 1934-1961
Physical Description 2.25 linear feet (2.25 linear feet 5 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description https://library.columbia.edu/resolve/clio6882670

The collection is available without restriction to registered readers for consultation by appointment only.



The collection has been retained in the original chronological order of the discussion group meetings. Administrative papers are retained with the meeting session to which they refer.Dated papers are followed by a sequence of undated papers and finally a small number of anonymous papers also undated.



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.

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Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Restrictions on Access

The collection is available without restriction to registered readers for consultation by appointment only.

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Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Subject Headings

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Bainton, Roland H (Roland Herbert), 1894-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bennett, John C (John Coleman), 1902-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Calhoun, Robert Lowry, 1896-1983 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cavert, Samuel McCrea, 1888-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Corwin, Virginia, 1901- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Discussion in Christian education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Horton, Walter Marshall, 1895-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miller, Francis Pickens, 1895-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miller, Randolph Crump, 1910-2002 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moore, John Morrison, 1904- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Muilenburg, James Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Niebuhr, H. Richard (Helmut Richard), 1894-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pauck, Wilhelm, 1901-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Steere, Douglas V (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theological Discussion Group Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theology Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tillich, Paul, 1886-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Dusen, Henry P (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wilder, Amos N (Amos Niven), 1895-1993 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Yale University. Divinity School Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The Theological Discussion Group, meeting twice yearly in weekend retreat initially at Yale University, included Reinhold Niebuhr, Richard Niebuhr, Paul Tillich, Henry Van Dusen, James Luther Adams, Georgia Harkness and many other leading Christian thinkers. Papers were presented and critiqued, and issues concerning the evolution of Christianity and the modern world discussed.