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Doctrines, Christian

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1933-04-06

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton apologizes for not writing sooner; They have had a very busy year in Bryn Athyn. The Ministers’ Meetings were consumed this year by Mr. (Ernst) Pfeiffer and his followers with the new teachings that they have been espousing for the last two or three years. A compilation of critical minsters’ papers, with responses in defense of the new teachings by Pfeiffer and Theodore Pitcairn, will be published in...
Dates: 1933-04-06

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström, 1933-09-28

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Gustaf Baeckström in Stockholm, Sweden. Pendleton acknowledges Baeckstrom’s previous letter with enclosed applications for General Church membership and records of baptism; Jönköping appears to be “a veritable treasure-trove” for the Church. Bishop Tilson has told Pendleton that Baeckstrom’s visit to the British Assembly was enjoyable. Mr. (Albert) Bjork read a paper in defense of “The Hague doctrines” at the Assembly, and he has also written a...
Dates: 1933-09-28

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef, 1931-04-03

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Hendrik W. Boef in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Pendleton acknowledges Boef’s letter of Feb. 16th. Pendleton thinks Boef will have received word by now from Mr. Hyatt about the financial aid granted by the General Church; Boef should now be in a position to undertake his new pastoral duties. Pendleton discusses the General Church view on the Writings; The Church holds that they are divine truths, “continuous from the Lord, and that as such they contain all...
Dates: 1931-04-03

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Victor J. Gladish, 1932-02-12

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Victor J. Gladish in Colchester, England. Gladish’s reports and letter arrived in time for the yearly meetings, which Pendleton reports where especially interesting this year. Pendleton led a discussion amongst the ministers regarding the responsibility of a minister in marrying people two people of different religions; Pendleton argues that minsters should refuse to perform marriages between individuals of different religions. Pendleton discusses...
Dates: 1932-02-12

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. William Hyde Alden, 1910-07-22

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Handwritten letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. William Hyde Alden. Pendleton writes that Mr. S.S. Lindsay makes statistical reports for the society; Pendleton is not sure if he has sent a report in yet, and he thinks it may save time if Alden communicates directly with Lindsay. In the rest of the letter, Pendleton discusses translational choices and related doctrine from the Writings of Swedenborg.

Dates: 1910-07-22

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1929-03-08

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish in Chicago, IL, USA. Pendleton discusses his thoughts on how the General Church ought to teach about sex outside of marriage. Pendleton writes that he has always considered any sexual relations outside of a conjugial relationship to be “an irregularity and an offense to good morals, and therefore, to be classed as an evil, save and except in certain peculiar conditions and circumstances the motive is such that the apparent evil is...
Dates: 1929-03-08

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1930-12-04

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish in Chicago, IL, USA. Pendleton has received Gladish’s letter of Nov. 22nd. Pendleton find’s Gladish’s criticisms of Mr. (Ernst) Pfeiffer’s “elucidations” frank and to the point, but he disagrees with Gladish’s belief that the no essential heresy can arise if one maintains the divinity of the Writings and the Lord. Pendleton argues, “Heresy consists of the over-growth of one truth at the expense of others.” Pendleton reports the Hugo...
Dates: 1930-12-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1931-04-04

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish in Chicago, IL, USA. Pendleton regrets that Mr. Petersen has gotten in trouble with the Convention Church, and he hopes they will drop their inquisition soon. Pendleton is pleased that Gladish liked his paper on the Lord’s Divine generation. Pendleton has not seen Mr. Slight’s study on the same subject but hopes to find time to read it. Pendleton discusses the significance of internal and external meaning of the two genealogies given...
Dates: 1931-04-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish, 1935-08-06

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Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Willis L. Gladish in Chicago, IL, USA. Pendleton has received a letter from Miss Ellen with the news that Victor (Gladish) is slowly improving after his accident; Pendleton hopes that both Victor and Wynne will give up riding motorcycles as he believes they are the most dangerous means of transportation. Pendleton discusses Gladish’s paper and the doctrinal question of the Lord’s assumption and glorification. He specifically goes into detail on the...
Dates: 1935-08-06