MS 06. Muilenburg, James (1896-1974). Papers, 1910s-1970s. 1.251 linear ft.

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James Muilenburg was born in Orange City, Iowa, and graduated from Northwestern Classical Academy of Orange City, Iowa; Hope College, Holland, Michigan (1920); University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska (M.A., 1923); and Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (Ph.D., 1926). He also studied at the University of Marburg in Germany. In 1936 he was ordained in the United Church of Christ. He then taught at Mount Holyoke College (1926-1932), served as the dean at University of Maine (1932-1936), before becoming a professor at Pacific School of Religion (1936-1945), Union Theological Seminary (1945-1963), and San Francisco Theological Seminary and Graduate Theological School (1963-1971). He was one of 34 scholars to work on the Revised Standard Version of the Bible (1952) and wrote the book, The Way of Israel. Collection includes sermons, prayers, chapel mediations, newspaper and periodical clippings, statements and tributes, programs, announcements, lectures, photographs, certificates, and letters.

Sermon - A Parable of Pride and Despair.pdf (331 kB)
Text of a sermon titled "A Parable of Pride and Despair" on Luke 8:9-14. Undated.