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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1923-03-26

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Bath, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of Feb. 6th with enclosed correspondence between Bjorck and Mr. Gyllenhaal. Pendleton presumes that the question at issue between them has been settled by now. Pendleton reports that there has been no decision yet about Bjorck attending the Glenview General Assembly; The Church runs on charity, and currently it seems they will not be able to spare the money to pay for Bjorck to...
Dates: 1923-03-26

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1925-01-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of Dec. 10th with enclosed photos. With Bjorck leaving for Spain and Mr. Ottley’s death, the Church in England is “sadly depleted”; Mr. Tilson and Mr. Gyllenhaal have both been affected by the change. In Bryn Athyn, George DeCharms has been ill for the past two months. He hopes to travel to Florida soon and stay for the rest of the winter to restore his health. The...
Dates: 1925-01-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1925-09-29

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton acknowledges Bjorck’s letter of Sept. 4th in which he discusses the relationship between the two General Church ministers now working in England. Pendleton agrees with Bjorck’s estimate of the situation; He hopes that the removal of Mr. Gyllenhaal to Colchester and the closing of the Peckham Rye Society will help ease the irritation. Pendleton is glad to hear of the prospect of Bjorck returning to...
Dates: 1925-09-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1926-10-29

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton is interested in Bjorck’s account of his visit to Sweden and England, especially his impressions of Mr. Baeckstrom’s work in Sweden, Baeckstrom having been the first to establish any kind of permanent New Church society in Stockholm. Pendleton is happy to hear Bjorck’s report of the Colchester Assembly, particularly in view of the recent disturbances which resulted in the dissolution of the Peckham...
Dates: 1926-10-29

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1926-12-02

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has read Bjorck’s paper on “The Visible God of the New Church” in the December issue of the Life and found it “an exceptionally clear statement of our faith on the subject”. He hears that there is a second section of the paper which has not been published, in which Bjorck’s thoughts vary from the view presented by Pendleton in his earlier article on “Humanizing the Divine”. Pendleton is curious and...
Dates: 1926-12-02

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1927-05-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of April 4th with an enclosed letter from Mr. Anderson of Valencia. Pendleton discusses the prospects of the New Church in Spain. Pendleton would like to support Anderson’s work; They will send him a copy of the General Church liturgy and help him where possible. Pendleton reports that they now have a student in Theological School whose native language is Spanish. It is...
Dates: 1927-05-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1927-07-18

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of June 4th. Pendleton had hoped to hold a meeting of the Executive Committee before answering but has not been successful yet. Bjorck has written about the possibility of Mr. Canals coming to study for eh ministry in Bryn Athyn. Pendleton has no objection to this, but he his not sure that the General Church would be able to contribute the requested $500. Pendleton is...
Dates: 1927-07-18

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1927-12-02

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of Nov. 6th with enclosed correspondence between him and Mr. (R. J.) Tilson. Pendleton finds Bjorck’s response to Tilson’s first letter, “a model of critical frankness and at the same time of the good will of friendship.” There has been some controversy amongst the Colchester society about Pendleton choosing to elevate Tilson’s status to Bishop. Despite his flaws,...
Dates: 1927-12-02

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1928-04-30

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letters of March 25th and April 14th with enclosed letter from Mr. Andersen to Bjorck. Pendleton is not surprised about Anderson’s attitude: How could they expect him to fully understand the General Church view on the Writings when he has done most of his study by himself? However, Pendleton thinks some of Anderson’s present attitude towards the General Church may be...
Dates: 1928-04-30

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1928-11-05

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Pendleton is interested in the potential of Bjorck’s wife’s nephew training for the ministry; If he decides he is interested, a theological class will start next year with two young men about his age. Pendleton is grieved to hear that nothing can be done for Bjorck’s leg, but he is happy that Bjorck may move back to England. Pendleton has not yet had a chance to speak to Mr. (Theodore) Pitcairn about his...
Dates: 1928-11-05