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Olivet Presidents: A History Of The Office Of The President, Kratina Simmons Jun 2013

Olivet Presidents: A History Of The Office Of The President, Kratina Simmons

Archives - Olivet History

Sources for the book include minutes from the Board of Trustees meetings, letters, university yearbooks (the Aurora), the school's newspaper (the Glimmerglass), several obituaries in newspapers, and funeral programs. The book shows the struggles the university had in its early years to keep presidents as well as its rapid growth within recent years. The last few pages include collages of photos taken during various stages of several of the presidents' lives.


A Theodicy Of Redemptive Suffering In African American Involvement Led By Absalom Jones And Richard Allen In The Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic Of 1793, Kyle Boone Apr 2013

A Theodicy Of Redemptive Suffering In African American Involvement Led By Absalom Jones And Richard Allen In The Philadelphia Yellow Fever Epidemic Of 1793, Kyle Boone

Undergraduate Student Scholarship – History

This paper is a historical investigation into the involvement of African Americans during the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793. It explores key figures, details, medical realities, and media representation. The particular focus lies on the dilemma of suffering in the world and how the African American understanding of evil in this community led to their decision of involvement. Their understanding of theodicy will be weighed against modern philosophical and theological attempts to deal with theodicy.


A Rebel In The Ranks: A Biography Of Mildred Bangs Wynkoop, Linda K. Alexander Jan 2004

A Rebel In The Ranks: A Biography Of Mildred Bangs Wynkoop, Linda K. Alexander

Wesleyan Holiness Books

This dissertation studied the life, the theology and the educational pedagogy of Dr. Mildred Bangs Wynkoop. Wynkoop changed the theological framework within the international denomination of the Church of the Nazarene. Wynkoop’s proactive interpretation of Wesleyan theology kept the Church of the Nazarene in the forefront of theological development within the Wesleyan Holiness movement during the twentieth century.

Wynkoop was born on September 9, 1905 in Seattle, Washington. During her college years at Pasadena College she met and married Ralph Wynkoop, a religion major who wanted to be a preacher. After co-pastoring with her husband Ralph for several years ...


The Child's Instructer And Moral Primer, By The Young Child's Friend Dec 1821

The Child's Instructer And Moral Primer, By The Young Child's Friend

Rare Books

Besides the Stops and principal Characters used in Punctuation, the Figures and Abbreviations, Early Lessons in Prose; among which are some very pleasing and valuable pieces of Sacred History, and the Ten Commandments; likewise a brief selection from Baldwin's Fables -- History of the Elephant, Whale, Ant and Silk Worm, &c. &c.

Ornamented with Cuts. All which, Afford a pleasing variety for the child, are calculated to improve his morals, to give him that instruction which is suitable to his age, and to advance him in the valuable and delightsome acquirement of good reading.