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Papers of S. Vernon McCasland, 1938-1970.

Author: S Vernon McCaslandWilliam Foxwell AlbrightEdward Scribner AmesEdwin E AubreyJohn C BennettAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, scholarly writings, administrative material, legal and financial papers.

Topics in McCasland's correspondence include Biblical exegesis, particularly New Testament Greek and the translation and interpretation of obscure or difficult passages; and critiques and reviews of his own articles and those of colleagues.

Also scholarly publication, particularly his efforts to have "By the finger of God" published; sales of "The resurrection of Jesus"; the teaching of religion in the public schools; and terms as vice-president of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis, and president of the National Association of Biblical Instructors.

Also World War II and its effect on the lives of former students, their fellow soldiers and the civilian population in war zones; life in Reconstruction Germany, both East and West, of former colleagues.

Also the establishment of the John B. Cary memorial professorship at the University of Virginia; the religious department and its students and courses; the Barbour and Richards lectures; the chapel committee, Religious Council, YMCA and chess club, Zionism; anti-semitism; and the Disciples of Christ church.

There are drafts and proofs for "By the finger of God," and for its introduction by David C. Wilson; "The Hellenistic world in New Testament Times," written as an article for "The interpreter's Bible"; "The pioneer of our faith", "The religion of the Bible"; and "Religions of the world". Also typescript with editor's and typesetter's notations of "Religions of the World" by S. Vernon McCasland, Grace E. Cairns, and David C. Yu together with galley proof and note cards used to prepare the index.

There are also personal records, recommendations, and grade reports for religion majors, some personal, legal and financial papers, and blue prints of the original plans for St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Letters (Correspondence)
Manuscripts for publication
Professional papers
Architectural drawings
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Personal narratives
Portraits
Reviews
Translations
Biography
Designs and plans
Translations into English
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Jesus Christ; S Vernon McCasland; S Vernon McCasland; S Vernon McCasland; Jesus Christ.; S Vernon McCasland
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: S Vernon McCasland; William Foxwell Albright; Edward Scribner Ames; Edwin E Aubrey; John C Bennett; William Hugh Brownlee; Grace E Cairns; Shirley Jackson Case; Margaret Brackenbury Crook; Virginius Dabney; Colgate W Darden; A T DeGroot; Sherwood Eddy; E Earle Ellis; Frederick May Eliot; Morton Scott Enslin; Floyd Vivian Filson; Werner Foerster; William Mentzel Forrest; David Noel Freedman; Herbert Morrison Gale; Winfred Ernest Garrison; Paul Gennrich; Meta Glass; Edgar J Goodspeed; William Henry Paine Hatch; John Alexander Hutchison; Winston L King; Ludwig Köhler; Martha B Lucas; Arthur Cushman McGiffert, Jr.; George N Mayhew; Bruce Manning Metzger; Riley B Montgomery; N F Mott, Sir; Wendell Muncie; Arnold Nash; John Lloyd Newcomb; Frances Jenkins Olcott; Albert C Outler; Carl Everett Purinton; Bessie Carter Randolph; David Robertson; William Rosenau; Howard L Schug; Oscar J F Seitz; Edgar Finley Shannon; Clarence Prouty Shedd; Walter Sikes; Wilbur M Smith; Paula Snelling; Raymond T Stamm; Edward R Stettinius; Howard M Teeple; Burton H Throckmorton; Charles Cutler Torrey; Beverley Dandridge Tucker; Henry St George Tucker; Dan Otto Via; Woodrow Wilson Wasson; Harold R Willoughby; David C Wilson; C Vann Woodward; David C Yu
OCLC Number: 647814643
Description: 5000 items

Abstract:

Correspondence, scholarly writings, administrative material, legal and financial papers.

Topics in McCasland's correspondence include Biblical exegesis, particularly New Testament Greek and the translation and interpretation of obscure or difficult passages; and critiques and reviews of his own articles and those of colleagues.

Also scholarly publication, particularly his efforts to have "By the finger of God" published; sales of "The resurrection of Jesus"; the teaching of religion in the public schools; and terms as vice-president of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis, and president of the National Association of Biblical Instructors.

Also World War II and its effect on the lives of former students, their fellow soldiers and the civilian population in war zones; life in Reconstruction Germany, both East and West, of former colleagues.

Also the establishment of the John B. Cary memorial professorship at the University of Virginia; the religious department and its students and courses; the Barbour and Richards lectures; the chapel committee, Religious Council, YMCA and chess club, Zionism; anti-semitism; and the Disciples of Christ church.

There are drafts and proofs for "By the finger of God," and for its introduction by David C. Wilson; "The Hellenistic world in New Testament Times," written as an article for "The interpreter's Bible"; "The pioneer of our faith", "The religion of the Bible"; and "Religions of the world". Also typescript with editor's and typesetter's notations of "Religions of the World" by S. Vernon McCasland, Grace E. Cairns, and David C. Yu together with galley proof and note cards used to prepare the index.

There are also personal records, recommendations, and grade reports for religion majors, some personal, legal and financial papers, and blue prints of the original plans for St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church.

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