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William K. Reinsma Collection, 1931-1967 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Title: William K. Reinsma Collection, 1931-1967

ID: COLL/202

Primary Creator: Reinsma, William K. (1909-1986)

Extent: 0.25 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description


Minister of the Christian Reformed Church; teacher of Greek at Calvin College; Bible teacher at Lynden Christian High School in Lynden, Washington; and translator. The collection includes lecture notes from Calvin Theological Seminary and topical files., including an account of a trip to Palestine in1931.

Biographical Note

William was born in Sheldon, Iowa. As a young man he was a student at Orange City, Iowa, Christian School and the Northwest Academy and Junior College. He received his AB from Calvin College in 1932 and graduated from Calvin Seminary in 1935.

William K. Reinsma was a minister in the Christian Reformed Church, a teacher in Christian schools, and a translator of Dutch books.

He served in Bejou, Minnesota, 1936-1941; Lebanon, Iowa, 1941-1945; Raymond, Minnesota, 1945-1958; Ada, Michigan, 1948-1951; Oskaloosa, Iowa, 1951-1956; Lynden, Washington, 1956-1959; and Everson, Washington, 1962-1965. While he served in Ada he taught Greek at Calvin College and from 1959-1962 he was a Bible teacher at Lynden Christian High School.

When Reinsma retired he translated Dutch books into English for Heritage Hall. He had almost completed the translation of A. Kuyper's De Engelen Gods when he passed away on March 4, 1986. He was survived by his wife Hilda (De Boer) and their three children.

He preached with clarity and communicated well with young people.

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[Series 1: Articles and Notes],

Series 1: Articles and Notes
Box 1
Folder 1: "Dutch-American Family Records in Michigan" --- c.1967
Folder 2: "Calvin College Collections and Family Records" --- c.1967
Folder 3: "Goel passage in Job 19:25-27" --- n.d.
Folder 4: History of the Science of New Testament Introduction, mimeographed material --- c. 1934
Folder 5: Lower and Higher Criticism, mimeographed material --- c. 1934
Folder 6: The Minor Prophets, handwritten --- c. 1934
Folder 7: Old Testament Eschatology in the Pre-Mosaic Period, mimeographed material --- c. 1934
Folder 8: Old Testament Exegesis, Servant of Jehovah in Isaiah, mimeographed --- c. 1965
Folder 9
Item 1: Old Testament Prophets, by Jack Devi --- 1910
Item 2: Copy of 1917 syllabus
Folder 10: Zechariah 4, by M. Wyngaarden --- c. 1934
Folder 11: Handwritten radio messages in notebook --- [undated]
Folder 12: Report on trip to the Holy Land by M.J. Wyngarden --- 1931
Folder 13: Report of visit of Miller to Calvin Seminary; four groups of scholars --- January 24, 1947
Folder 14: Sketch of Isaiah 42-43, handwritten notes --- n.d.
Folder 15: Trip to Palestine [incomplete] --- June 1931

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