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General Church of the New Jerusalem

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Found in 391 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Carl Theophilus Odhner , 1906-03-07

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Carl Theophilus Odhner. Pendleton thanks Odhner for his letter of yesterday with news from Bryn Athyn. He comments, “I have always opposed vaccinations as a matter of course. The compulsory variety adds injustice to injury. . . As to voluntary vaccination, I consider that the principle involved is a choice between evils, which every man must be free to make according to his judgement.” He asks if he is correct in understanding Odhner to say...
Dates: 1906-03-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Charles E. Doering, 1927-03-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Charles E. Doering in Bryn Ahtyn, PA, USA. Pendleton formally notifies Doering that the General Church will contribute $200 towards travel expenses if he is able to attend the 1928 London Assembly.

Dates: 1927-03-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1930-04-04

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pendleton informs Iungerich that Bishop DeCharms’ traveling expenses for the Pittsburgh dedication service will be covered by the General Church. Things are busy in Bryn Athyn as they prepare for the dedication of their own new Assembly Hall, but Pendleton will plan to arrive in Pittsburgh the Saturday preceding their dedication. Pendleton writes about his concerns regarding the doctrinal developments...
Dates: 1930-04-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1930-04-14

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pendleton reports that Iungerich’s impressions of Mr. Pfeiffer and the recent doctrinal developments at the Hague were presented to the Consistory. The Consistory members are skeptical of Pfeiffer’s “new doctrine,” and some even feel that his ideas are tantamount to heresy. Bishop Tilson believes they should come down on Pfeiffer’s ideas in the “good old Academy style,” but Pendleton believes they should...
Dates: 1930-04-14

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1930-07-24

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pendleton agrees with Iungerich’s criticism of Pfeiffer’s doctrinal ideas regarding mediate and immediate influx. Pendleton reports on the contents of his letter to Theodore Pitcairn; He has told Pitcairn that there may be hope of reconciliation if the Hague changes their stance. As things are now, Pendleton believes the Hague’s current position will eventually lead to their withdrawal from the General...
Dates: 1930-07-24

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1930-12-04

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pendleton looks forward to hearing Iungerich preach in Bryn Athyn. Pendleton presumes there will be discussion of Mr. Pfeiffer’s recent “elucidations” on his doctrinal ideas at the February meetings. It is unclear whether Pfeiffer himself will attend the meetings, but Theodore Pitcairn will be there. The January issue of the New Church Life will contain a review of Pfeiffer’s book by Hugo (Odhner), who...
Dates: 1930-12-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1931-09-21

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pendleton encloses a copy of a letter addressed to the directors of the Church of the New Jerusalem from someone in Buenos Aires. Pendleton does not know much about the status of the church in Buenos Aires, and he invites Iungerich to open a communication with the writer of the letter if he is interested. While the General Church is unable to get involved in South America at this time, Pendleton believes...
Dates: 1931-09-21

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1931-10-21

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pendleton informs Iungerich that the General Church cannot take on any additional expense at this time. If fact, the Academy has already been forced to cut the salaries of its teachers and workers by 10%. Pendleton writes that the General Church never had a real foundation in Brussels, and the death of Mr. (Ernest) Deltenre has ended even the appearance of a foundation. Madame (Maria) Deltenre has...
Dates: 1931-10-21

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1931-12-16

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. On the subject of “passing the plate” in church, Pendleton writes, “[it] is not only contrary to our custom, but is repugnant to our ecclesiastical taste.” Pendleton finds the reasons given for introducing it on special occasions to be inadequate.

Dates: 1931-12-16

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich, 1933-12-28

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Eldred Edward Iungerich in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pendleton writes that while there is no spiritual reason to prohibit serving wine at Church suppers, there is the matter of expense. In addition, he thinks it may be wise not to be too aggressive in taking advantage of the recent repeal of the 18th amendment. Pendletons suspects that the customs regarding alcohol in the General Church will slowly revert to their old ways once the finances increase....
Dates: 1933-12-28