Papers, 1975-1976.


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CITATION:  [identification of item(s)], Dow Kirkpatrick Papers, MSS 186, Archives and Manuscripts Dept.,  Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

Biographical Note

Dow Kirkpatrick was born in Sessner, Illinois, on January 3, 1917.  He received his A.B. from Asbury College, B.D. from Emory University, and Ph.D. from Drew University, after which he did postgraduate work at Oxford University in England.  Kirkpatrick ministered in many churches in the state of Georgia, among them being St. Mark Methodist Church in Atlanta and First Methodist Church in Athens.  He also served several councils and conferences, including the World Methodist Council and the World Methodist Conference.  Since 1975, he has served as a "missionary-in-reverse" in Latin America and North America.  In addition, Kirkpatrick has written and edited numerous published works, some of them being the following: Faith Born in the Struggle for Life: Re-reading of Protestant Faith in Latin America Today, The Living God, The Holy Spirit, Six Days and Sunday: Pew-pulpit Dialogue.  He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia..

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of writings on liberation theology collected by Kirkpatrick while he was in Peru.  The writings are all in Spanish, and the bulk of them concern the dialectic between Christianity and Communism.

Box   Folder    Description                                     Date

1       1       Journadas de reflexion teologica [photocopies]  1976
1       2       Journadas de reflexion teologica [originals]    1976
1       3       Marxismo y fe Cristiana [photocopies]           1975
1       4       Marxismo y fe Cristiana [photocopies]           1975
1       5       Marxismo y fe Cristiana [originals]             1975

Archives & Manuscripts
Pitts Theology Library
Emory University
Atlanta, GA  30322

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