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John H. Schaal Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

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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 5: Sermonic Material --- 1933-1984Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Meditations in the Banner --- 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Meditations in the Family Altar of the Back to God Hour --- 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Meditations in Today: Theme, The Unfinished Task on the book of ActsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Meditations in the Young Calvinist --- 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Radio Messages, WKZO --- 1933-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Radio Messages, WKZO --- 1939-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Radio Messages, WMUS --- 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Back to God Hour Sermons --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Class, Classical and Dutch Sermons --- 1973Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sermons on ActsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Sermons on JamesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Sermons on JohnAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Sermons on LukeAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Sermons on Matthew 1-15Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Sermons on Matthew 16-28Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Submitted articles for Sunday School papers by Clare JohnsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Submitted stories and poems for Sunday School papers by Ellen BrownAdd 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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