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Nicholas Wolterstorff Collection

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Personal papers and correspondence

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Sermons and chapel talks

Research papers

Speeches

Lectures

Course files

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Collection Overview

Title: Nicholas Wolterstorff Collection, 1951-2016

ID: COLL/335

Primary Creator: Wolterstorff, Nicholas (1932-)

Extent: 5.5 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Professor of philosophy at Calvin College and at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. The collection includes articles, lectures, addresses, pamphlets, editorials, book reviews, and periodical clippings. [See also the Campus Titles Database.]

Biographical Note

Nicholas Wolterstorff was born January 21, 1932 in Bigelow, Minnesota.  Wolterstorff attended Calvin College where he earned his B.A. in philosophy in 1953. He went on to earn his M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University.  After graduating from Harvard, Wolterstorff worked as a lecturer in the Philosophy department at Yale University. In 1959 Wolterstorff returned to his alma mater, Calvin College, this time as faculty. Wolterstorff served the college as professor of philosophy until 1989, when he accepted the role of Noah Porter Professor Philosophical Theology at Yale University.    He remained at Yale University until his retirement in 2002.

During his academic career Wolterstoff served as president of the American Philosophical Association, Central Division, and as president of the Society of Christian Philosophers. Wolterstoff has written over 150 articles and published 16 books. Wolterstorf's main interests include epistemology, aesthetics, and political philosophy. Next to writing, Wolterstorff is a gifted lecturer. Wolterstorff has held endowed lectureships at several universities.

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 11 Boxes

Related Materials: James Den Boer Collection


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Personal papers and correspondence, 1956-2002],
[Series 2: Published work, 1960-2013, n.d.],
[Series 3: Sermons and chapel talks, 1975-2012, n.d.],
[Series 4: Research papers, 1951-2012, n.d.],
[Series 5: Speeches, 1966-2015, n.d.],
[Series 6: Lectures, 1976-2016, n.d.],
[Series 7: Course files, 1952-2001, n.d.],
[Series 8: Miscellany, 1950s-1986, n.d.],
[All]

Series 3: Sermons and chapel talks --- 1975-2012, n.d.
Box 3
Folder 1: Grace Episcopal Church --- 1975
Folder 2: Westminster Presbyterian - Grand Rapids, MI --- 1984
Folder 3: YDS --- 1991
Folder 4: Berkeley Divinity School - "Theology in the University" --- 2000
Folder 5: Yale Divinity School - "Theology in the University" --- 2001
Folder 6: First Presbyterian Church (New Haven, CT) - "The Church: Grime and Glory" --- 2001
Folder 7: YDS Graduation - "Now Behold" --- 2001
Folder 8: At First Presbyterian Church (Durham, NC) and Houghton College - "As You Did It to One of the Least of These" --- 2006
Folder 9: Sage Chapel Cornell University - "Believing Without Seeing" --- 2007
Folder 10: Westminster Presbyterian Church (Lincoln, NE) - "Memory and Glory" --- 2007
Folder 11: "Lament- in Life and as Life" --- n.d.
Folder 12: Unidentified Sermons and Chapel Talks
Folder 13: At Taylor University --- 1989
Folder 14: At Hope College --- 1990
Folder 15: At Valparaiso University --- 1992
Folder 16: At Fuller Seminary - "The Light of God's Love" --- 2009
Folder 17: At Biola University - "Honor Everyone" --- 2012
Folder 18: At Biola University and Crandall University - "Honor Everyone" --- 2012

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Personal papers and correspondence, 1956-2002],
[Series 2: Published work, 1960-2013, n.d.],
[Series 3: Sermons and chapel talks, 1975-2012, n.d.],
[Series 4: Research papers, 1951-2012, n.d.],
[Series 5: Speeches, 1966-2015, n.d.],
[Series 6: Lectures, 1976-2016, n.d.],
[Series 7: Course files, 1952-2001, n.d.],
[Series 8: Miscellany, 1950s-1986, n.d.],
[All]


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