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bMS 171

Ropes, James Hardy, 1866-1933. Sermons and glass slides, 1903-1920: A Finding Aid.

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 171
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Ropes, James Hardy, 1866-1933.
Title: Ropes, James Hardy, 1866-1933. Sermons and glass slides, 1903-1920.
Date(s): 1903-1920.
Date(s): March, 1904
Quantity: 2 boxes
Abstract: Sermons of the Congegationalist minister, James Hardy Ropes, and glass slides of a Lowell Institute lecture given by Ropes.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Willard Learoyd Sperry, 1953.

Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Biographical / Historical

James Hardy Ropes (1866-1933) was born in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1889 and Andover Theological Seminary in 1893. In 1901, he was ordained a minister in the Congregational Church. He served as an instructor, and then assistant professor, at Harvard Divinity School from 1895 to 1903; he was then named Bussey Professor in 1903, a position he held until his appointment as the Hollis Professor of Divinity in 1910. He was named editor of the Harvard Theological Review in 1921. Ropes is also the author of Die Spruche Jesu: Die in Den Kanonischen Evangelien Nicht Uberliefert Sind (1896), The Apostolic Age in the Light of Modern Criticism (1904), A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle of St. James (1916), and The Synoptic Gospels (1934).

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

This bulk of this collection consists of sermons by James Hardy Ropes which are arranged chronologically. The collection also includes glass slides which were used as part of a presentation in a lecture entitled The Apostolic Age in the Light of Modern Criticism, given by Ropes for the Lowell Institute lecture in March, 1904.

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