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Gabriel D. De Jong Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

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Biographical Material

Sermonic Material

Articles in De Wachter, Miscellaneous Items

Class Lectures

Class Lectures

Miscellaneous

Student Notes on Lectures



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Gabriel D. De Jong Collection, 1884-1952 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Gabriel D. De Jong Collection, 1884-1952Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/045

Primary Creator: De Jong, Gabriel D. (1864-1928)

Extent: 6.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Subjects: Archaeology - Study and teaching, Bible - Antiquities, Calvin Theological Seminary - Study and teaching, Christian Reformed Church - History, Church polity, De Jong, G. D. (Gabriel D.), 1864-1928, Idolatry - History, Reformed Church - Government, Religions - History

Forms of Material: Sermons

Abstract

Professor of history at Calvin Theological Seminary and minister of the Christian Reformed Church. The collection includes sermons, articles, class lectures, student notes, reports, correspondence dealing with Classis Sioux Center (1924-1925), papers, notebooks on the lectures of G. Vos, material on the spiritual care of soldiers (1916), and biographical information.

Biographical Note

The Reverend Gabriel D. De Jong was born March 2, 1864, at Minnertsga in Friesland, the Netherlands.  His Christian education there was intended to prepare him for the ministry in the Reformed Church in the Old World.  Circumstances, however, led him to the New World in May 1882.  Arriving in Grand Rapids, he was advised to join the Christian Reformed Church, which was then in the midst of the Freemasonry problem.

In order to come to a right decision for himself, he worked a year.  He then decided to join the Christian Reformed Church, becoming a member of the Coldbrook congregation.  For three years he attended the Theological School.  His first charge was in Vriesland, Michigan.  Later charges were in Grand Haven and South Olive, Michigan; Leighton, Iowa; and Highland, Indiana.  From 1908 to 1914, however, he served as professor of church history at the seminary.

His retirement at the age of sixty-three was necessitated by severe arthritis.  A year later he died quite suddenly of pneumonia following the flu.  He left behind his widow, three sons, and two daughters.  The fact that eight pastors officiated at his funeral testifies to the high regard his fellow ministers had for him personally and for his service to the church.

Subject/Index Terms

Archaeology - Study and teaching
Bible - Antiquities
Calvin Theological Seminary - Study and teaching
Christian Reformed Church - History
Church polity
De Jong, G. D. (Gabriel D.), 1864-1928
Idolatry - History
Reformed Church - Government
Religions - History

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 3.0 cubic ft.

Acquisition Source: Gift of M. Monsma

Other Note: Collection partly in Dutch.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Biographical Material, 1897-1925],
[Series 2: Sermonic Material, 1914-1928],
[Series 3: Articles in De Wachter, Miscellaneous Items, 1910-1952],
[Series 4: Class Lectures, 1913],
[Series 5: Class Lectures, 1907-1911],
[Series 6: Miscellaneous],
[Series 7: Student Notes on Lectures, 1884-1921],
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Series 7: Student Notes on Lectures --- 1884-1921Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Inventory of articles by G. De JongAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Article on the classics, notebook --- June 18, 1884Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Letter by J. B. Hulst on "Uit En Voor de Pers" --- 2-Sep-13Add to your cart.
Folder 4: American church history notes including student outlineAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Ancient church history, student outline by J. Van Dyke and B. SpalinkAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Catechetiek, outlined by E. Van HalsemaAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Church history, outlined by E. Joling --- 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Gereformeerde Etheik notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: History of the CRC, outlined by J. Breuker --- 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 10: History of preaching, outlined by B. H. SpalinkAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: History Sacra Novum TestamentumAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Homilitiek outlinedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Kerkrecht, outlined by A. D. V.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Liturgiek, outlined by John De HaanAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Modern church history, outlined by G. H.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: New Testament introduction notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Sacred history notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Schema van Poimeniek, outlined by B. H. S.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Bijbelsche Geschiedenis, outlinedAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Spread of Christianity in Modern Church, outlined by B. H. Spalink --- 1920Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Biographical Material, 1897-1925],
[Series 2: Sermonic Material, 1914-1928],
[Series 3: Articles in De Wachter, Miscellaneous Items, 1910-1952],
[Series 4: Class Lectures, 1913],
[Series 5: Class Lectures, 1907-1911],
[Series 6: Miscellaneous],
[Series 7: Student Notes on Lectures, 1884-1921],
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