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John H. Schaal Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

Detailed Description

Biographical Material

Board Member, Chaplaincy, Committees

Evangelism and Miscellaneous

Reformed Bible College Material

Sermonic Material

Sunday School Material

Addenda and Miscellaneous Material



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John H. Schaal Collection, 1928-1991 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Collection Overview

Title: John H. Schaal Collection, 1928-1991Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/218

Primary Creator: John Hamburg Schaal (1908-2002)

Extent: 15.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church, academic dean of the Reformed Bible College, and editor of Sunday School Papers. The collection includes: sermons, Sunday School Committee minutes, correspondence, reports, lecture notes, outlines for Bible studies, Young Calvinist articles, class notes, programs, brochures, pamphlets, and an interview with J. H. Brinks relating the beginning of the Reformed Bible Institute. [See also the Campus Titles Database.]

Biographical Note

John Hamburg Schaal was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on April 28, 1908.  Schaal attended Calvin College, graduated with his B.A. in 1930, and went on to Calvin Seminary graduating in1933. Schaal’s first call came from his hometown, Kalamazoo’s Milwood congregation. He served there from 1933 until 1943 when he accepted the call from Second Fremont. Schaal’s gift of being a great educator and writer led him to be the denomination’s editor of the Sunday school papers and material.

He was the editor and pastor of Second CRC until 1948 when he agreed to be the Bible instructor at the Reformed Bible Institute. In 1972, he was appointed as the Academic Dean at the Reformed Bible College. Only a year later Schaal entered emeritus status. At the age of 94, John Schaal died on September 24, 2002. His wife, Grace (Workman), preceded him in death. His son Wendell and five grandchildren survived Schaal.


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[Sub-Series 1: Biographical Material, 1928-1989],
[Sub-Series 2: Board Member, Chaplaincy, Committees, 1933-1991],
[Sub-Series 3: Evangelism and Miscellaneous, 1934-1989],
[Sub-Series 4: Reformed Bible College Material, 1939-1989],
[Sub-Series 5: Sermonic Material, 1933-1984],
[Sub-Series 6: Sunday School Material, 1946-1972],
[Sub-Series 7: Addenda and Miscellaneous Material, 1946-1975],
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Sub-Series 4: Reformed Bible College Material --- 1939-1989Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Alumni Fellowship Letter --- 1968.Add to your cart.
Item 2: Reflections --- 1971-1973Add to your cart.
Item 3: RBC Quarterly --- 1947-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Bible History: New Testament Studies.  God's Triumph in History --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Bible History: Old Testament.  God's Triumph in HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Brochure: Questions and answers touching the RBC --- 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Character Studies.  The Coming and the Goings; outlined papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Christian and Church Leadership.  Notes and outlined papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Christian Ethics.  Notes for Ethics 331Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Christian Ethics.  Notes for Ethics 331 --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Christian Ethics.  Press clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Christian Leadership.  Course and notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Christian Pedagogy.  Outlined materialAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Church History: God's Triumph through History.  Outlined material and questionsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Church History: Notes for H352 --- 1942Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Comparative Religions.  Outlined materialAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence Course on Evangelism and the Bible book by book --- 1960-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Covenant of Grace.  Outlined paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Current Denominations.  Material outlinedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Discussion material for Faculty meeting --- January 21, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Dogmatics.  Proof textsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Dreams about the future.  Paper and book list suggested by the faculty of RBCAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Education Committee material --- 1941, 1945-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Evaluation Report on Great Lakes Bible College --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Fiftieth Anniversary Book --- 1939-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Gospel of John Lectures outlinedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Kingdom of God in Modern Thought, notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Lordship of Christ.  Mimeographed notes and student responsesAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Memorandum --- 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Missions and evangelism.  Brief papers and outlinesAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: News Letters of RBC --- 1968-1976Add to your cart.
(Incomplete)
Folder 17: Old Testament Minor Prophets.  Material outlinedAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Old Testament: Subjects included the Four Hundred Year interval between Malachi and ChristAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Public Speaking Course.  NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Public Speaking PapersAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Religions of History, outlined materialAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Religions of History, outlined material and brief papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Reports on the RBI --- 1966-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Schaal Residence Hall dedication, program --- January 15, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Self-Evaluation of RBI --- 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Self-Evaluation of RBC --- 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Spiritual Pioneers.  Sketches of RBI personalities --- 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Student Memo released --- 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Studies in the Book of Acts, notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Studies in the Book of Acts.  The unfinished task of witnessing for Christ, notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Studies in the Book of Acts.  The unfinished task --- 1967-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Studies in the Book of Acts and the EpistlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Studies in the Book of Ephesians.  Outlined, 17pp.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Studies in the Book of Ephesians.  Typed material (incomplete)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Studies in the Book of Ephesians.  Better living through Christ --- 1968Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Studies in First CorinthiansAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Studies in First and Second Thessalonians.  Coopersville Reformed Church Bible Class --- 1980-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Studies in First and Second Thessalonians, edited notes --- 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Studies in First and Second Thessalonians.  Discussion notes, Coopersville Reformed Church --- 1980-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Studies in the Book of Galatians.  Student papers --- 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Studies in the Book of Galatians.  Examinations --- 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Studies in the Gospels, 115pp.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Studies in the Book of Hebrews, mimeographed copyAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Studies in the Book of Hebrews; Better living through Christ --- 1968Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Studies in the Book of Hebrews; notes --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Studies in the Book of James; notes --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Studies in the Book of Jude --- 1970-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Studies in the Book of Philippians; notes --- 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Studies in the Book of Revelation, outlinedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Studies in the Book of Romans: God's Triumphs revealed in RomansAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Studies in the Book of Romans; notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Studies in the Book of Romans; RBI mimeographed copyAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Sunday School Challenge; Use of the Bible with brief papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Thirty-first Commencement Program --- 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Thirty-fourth Anniversary --- 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Thomas Aquinas paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Twenty-fifth Anniversary material --- 1965Add to your cart.

Browse by Sub-Series:

[Sub-Series 1: Biographical Material, 1928-1989],
[Sub-Series 2: Board Member, Chaplaincy, Committees, 1933-1991],
[Sub-Series 3: Evangelism and Miscellaneous, 1934-1989],
[Sub-Series 4: Reformed Bible College Material, 1939-1989],
[Sub-Series 5: Sermonic Material, 1933-1984],
[Sub-Series 6: Sunday School Material, 1946-1972],
[Sub-Series 7: Addenda and Miscellaneous Material, 1946-1975],
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