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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

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1929-03-07

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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 finds Bjorck’s letter to Hans Giobel informative; Perhaps Giobel will change his mind in the next several years, and in the meantime, Pendleton will keep the house open for him in Bryn Athyn. In August, Pendleton and his wife will sail from New York and join Mr. and Mrs. Theodor Pitcairn in France on their way to visit the General Church mission in South Africa. Pendleton regrets that Bishop Tilson...
Dates: 1929-03-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-02-26

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letters of December 15th and January 14th. Pendleton is interested to hear of Soldanella’s development under Bjorck’s instruction, and Pendleton is happy that she will be able to attend the Assembly in June. Pendleton confirms that Bjorck is the pastor of the circle at Woodgreen. Pendleton informs Bjorck of the situation with the building project in Pittsburg; A fire has...
Dates: 1930-02-26

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-04-09

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, Spain. Pendleton is sorry he was not able to offer Bjorck $500 towards Assembly traveling expenses sooner, before Bjorck had made up his mind not come. Pendleton hopes he will reconsider; They have made room in the program for Bjorck to preach on the evening of the Assembly Sunday. Pendleton had thought that Soldanella would be traveling to the Assembly with the Baeckstroms, and now he hopes that she will also...
Dates: 1930-04-09

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-04-28

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of April 9th; Pendleton wishes Bjorck a speedy recovery from his illness and hopes that he will be able to attend the Bryn Athyn Assembly with Soldanella. In response to Bjorck’s letter about the Hague development, Pendleton states his view on the nature of the Writings: The Writings are a Divine revelation, containing all the spiritual senses of all the heavens,...
Dates: 1930-04-28

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-06-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, England. The Bryn Athyn Assembly has just ended. Pendleton reports that a variety of views were expressed in the papers read, and while the Church remains unified, he believes that there are “indications on the horizon that we may be approaching a period of temptations.” Pendleton then discusses the Hague position at length. In a discussion with Theodore Pitcairn, Pitcairn admitted to Pendleton that the...
Dates: 1930-06-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck, 1930-12-31

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Albert Bjorck in Woodgreen, Salisbury, England. Pendleton has received Bjorck’s letter of December 10th and agrees with Bjorck’s assessment of Mr. (Ernst) Pfeiffer’s ideas. Pendleton is wary of individuals in the Church, claiming to have become celestial in the process of their regeneration, being set up as inerrant teachers. Pendleton is worried that Pfeiffer’s ideas border on celestialism; He writes, “I cannot otherwise interpret his insistence on...
Dates: 1930-12-31