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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA29/3/1
TitleEarly research papers of Lesslie Newbigin, with notes for addresses
Extent10 items
Date1935-1938
DescriptionManuscript and typescript addresses, student essays and copy of published article written by Newbigin. The typescript texts do incorporate some minor manuscript amendments

/1: 'Can I be a Christian - VIII', short article published anonymously ['the writer, whose age is 28, is a Cambridge graduate, and a missionary of the Church of Scotland in India'] in 'The Spectator', 6 May 1938. Cutting
/2: 'Revelation'. Typescript essay (dated by hand 1935-6). 36pp
/3: 'The Relation of Theology to the Religious Life'. Typescript essay, with grade and marker's brief comment. 4pp. Undated
/4: 'The Relation of Theology's Claim to be a Science, to its Dependence on the religious life of the Theologian'. Typescript essay with mark. 5pp. Undated
/5: 'The Idea of an Infallible Authority in Religion'. Typescript essay with grade. 3pp. Undated
/6: 'Why is it necessary to begin with our own religious experience if we are to grasp the essential distinguishing mark of religion generally?' Typescript essay. 2pp. Undated
/7: 'Exegesis of Exodus XXX, 11-16' . Typescript essay, divided into four sections: 1. Date and Origin, 3pp; 2. Textual, Grammatical and Exegetical Notes, 7pp; 3. Note on KOPHER NAPHSHO, 11pp; 4. Detached note on the Relation of the Idea of KOPHER in the Priestly Code, to the Second Isaiah and the New Testament, 3pp. Dated on the covering title page, Westminster College, November 1935. Only part paginated, Marked and annotated 'Approved W. A. L. Elmslie, Jan., 1936'
/8-9: Manuscript text of address to mark the centenary of the Madras Mission of the Church of Scotland, January 1937. 10pp. with accompanying note
/10: 'The Re-making of Personality'. Typescript text of address given at the Glenalmond Conference of Student Christian Movement, August 1935. 12pp
ArrangementThe papers were in no discernible order, and have been maintained as found
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionThis file contains some fragile sheets. Due to the poor condition of the press cuttings please consult the accompanying photocopies