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Robert R. Recker Collection

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Title: Robert R. Recker Collection, 1932-2005Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/486

Primary Creator: Recker, Robert R. (1923-2007)

Extent: 7.75 Cubic Feet. More info below.

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Abstract

Missionary to Nigeria; and professor of missions at Calvin Theological Seminary. The collection includes bulletins; minutes; letters; course notes; clippings; lectures; reports; papers; reviews; a scrapbook detailing various mission fields; and several committee materials, e.g., Committee for Educational Assistance to Church Abroad (CEACA). [See also the Campus Titles Database, and J. T. Hoogstra Coll.  116]

Biographical Note

Robert Richard Recker was born in Highland, Indiana on November 28, 1923. Recker attended Calvin College, graduating in 1944 and went on to received his Th.B. from Calvin Theological Seminary in 1947. That same year Recker married Constance Hoekstra, and together had 6 children. Ordained into the ministry of the Christian Reformed Church in 1947, Robert Recker served the Momence, Illinois, congregation until 1949.

From 1949 to 1965 Recker served as a missionary in Nigeria. In 1965 he studied at the Free University of Amsterdam. The following year he was appointed to the Christian Reformed Board of Foreign Missions. Three years later he became a member of the faculty at Calvin Theological Seminary, where he served as Dean of Students. In his writing, preaching, and lecturing, Dr. R. Recker's emphasis was on missions. He retired in 1988. Dr. R. Recker passed away on December 17, 2007 due to pancreatic cancer.


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Series 1: [General Materials]Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Banner, centennial issue --- July 1, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 2: The Banner --- April 31, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Harry Boer Appeal; committee report --- 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Bulletin references to ReckerAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: The Clark Case of the Presbytery of Philadelphia --- July 7, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 6-8: Committee for Educational Assistance to Churches Abroad (CEACA) --- 1959-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 9: International Association for Reformed Faith and Action (IARFA), letter and minutes --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 10: "Life-time Tenure of Ministers," by R. R. De RidderAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: "Modernism," course written by Van Schouwen for DeMotte Young People --- 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Seminary speech --- December 7, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Scrapbook, Missionaries from various fields --- 1950sAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: World Literature Committee --- 1988, 1990Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Fiftieth anniversary issue, Christian Home and School, 1920-1970 --- 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Fiftieth anniversary book of DeMotte CRC, 1932-1982 --- 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Fiftieth anniversary book of Momence CRCAdd to your cart.
Recker served 1947-1949
Folder 4: The Lawndale CRC and Timothy Christian School Issue --- 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Reformed and Action Conference --- 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Momence delegate to Classis Chicago South --- September 16, 1947Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Overture concerning mixed marriages from Cicero to Chicago, Illinois --- 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Clippings re: mission fields --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Proposed Denomination-wide Congress --- 1983-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Booklet, Reformed Doctrine for the Literary Classes of the Theological School, 1912-1913 --- 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 11: "The Aim or Goal of Missions (Christian Mission)" --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Course 623, notes and digests, "The Christian Mission" --- 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 13: The Emergent Church of Christ as BlessingAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Missio Dei (The Christian Mission)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: The Missio Dei in the Old TestamentAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: The Missio Dei is a Trinitarian OperationAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: The Missionary Nature of the Church, A survey of the Biblical Theology of Missions, Johannes BlauwAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Course 623, "Periodicals which might sub serve your Mission Interests" --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: The Relevance of Trinitarian Doctrine for Today's Mission, by Newbigin, Leslie, resume --- 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Strategy for Mission.Analysis, forms of possible action. Desired effect: GoalAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Contemporary Missionary Problems --- 1967-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Consultation on Reformed Evangelism Home Mission Board --- March 28-30, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Missio Dei in the Old Testament. Second Quarter --- 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Contemporary Problems of the Christian Mission --- September-November, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "The Concept of Man in the Missiology of Donald McGavranAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Anglo Saxon Missiology in Latin America."  Rooy, Dr. Sidney H --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Course No. 846:  The History of Christian Reformed Missions --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: El Rancho Village Residents Association --- December, 1992 - December, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Course No. 847, Introduction to African Traditional Religion --- September, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Zyarata zuwa Kasar Amerika.  Ashu, Dawuda Philip --- 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Compendio de la Religion Cristiana --- 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Altar Familiar Meditaciones Diarias. --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: "Iglesia Dulce" Una Historia de la Iglesia Cristiana Reformada Incorporada en la Republica Dominicana.  Hegeman, Dr. Cornelio --- 1976-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Christian Reformed Church Urban Conference --- November 1-3, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Acts of Synod; Addenda to Minority Report --- 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Clippings --- 1967-1968Add to your cart.
Folder 14-15: Student papers, New Testament Perspectives on Missions --- 1987Add to your cart.

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