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Series IV
Literary Productions, 1953-1984, undated.
Boxes 2 - 8

Arrangement Note

Arranged into three subseries: (A) Research Notes, (B) Book, and (C) Other Writings.

A. Research notes
Box Folder Content
1. Pre-sabbatical year (before 1978)
(see also Card files, box 14)
2 29-31 Case studies
2 32-35 Bibliography
2. Sabbatical year plans, notes, and critiques
(see also Card files, box 15 and Oversized bibliography, box 36)
2 36-39 Research design: Congregational Belief Systems
2 40-42 Research materials
2 43-46 Historical Congregational Cradle (critically important file: source of many post-sabbatical ideas. Shows juncture. bgw)
2 47 Codebook (contains important frequencies from Cumming bgw)
2 48 Belief range (Cumming United Methodist Church frequencies)
2 49 Belief range (Cumming First Baptist Church frequencies)
2 50 Medians (median figures for BUMC, Mission Church of God, Corinth Methodist Church, Corinth Baptist Church)
2 51 CBS interviews
2 52 Equivalencies
2 53 Book--Two examples
2 54 Belief range - ECOHS
2 55 Belief range study
2 56-58 Book--World view
2 59-60 Romans--Mark (note: first evidence of use of Talcott Parsons bgw)
2 61 Mobley (note: critique of advisors on Emory faculty)
2 62 Neville--Brewer--etc. (note: critique of advisors on Emory faculty bgw)
3. Reports on sabbatical (notes and papers from a meeting held in December 1979, to review Sabbatical work. See also Audio-cassettes #2-3)
2 63-66 December 1979 meeting, Indianapolis [papers, reports, etc.]
2 67-68 AP/RNS/Ministry & Mission (News report on sabbatical research and reactions)
4. Topical
a. Setting/world view
(1) General presentations
2 69 Congregational analysis, Cumming report (Lecture in SPE 301, 1979)
2 70 Talk before the clergy of the diocese of Atlanta, 1980
2 71 Ministry theory (lecture)
2 72 Chapter 2 setting (1983 book version "Setting")
2 73 World view--belief patterns (fragment "Belief range interviews")
2 74 World plots
2 75 The World View of a Congregation
2 76 (2) Interview guides
(3) Variables and their sources
2 77 World view--old categories
2 78 New variables
2 79 World view--old definitions
2 80 Variables--transparencies
2 81 Christ and world view
2 82 Carl Jung and variables
2 83 Canonic material
2 84 Ivan D. Kovacs--variables
2 85 (4) World characteristics
(5) Test instrument
(a) Test versions
3 1 Version 1979 world view tests "The Study of Your Congregation"
3 2 Version 1 late 1979
3 3 Revision (version 1 to version 2)
3 4 Version 2
3 5 Version 2 (Category test with Auburn continuing education group, January 1982)
3 6 Version 3 printed
(b) Scoring sheets
3 7 Scoring--template (version 1)
3 8 Score analysis (version 1)
3 9 Score sheet narrative (version 1) (Hopewell sometimes used Northrop Frye's narrative equivalents for his world view categories bgw)
3 10 Score sheets (version 2)
3 11 Score sheets (version 3)
(c) Displays (see also Displays, Box 36) (Pyramids used initially--Diamonds used later)
3 12 Pyramid--single
3 13 Pyramids
3 14 Pyramid transparencies
3 15 Pyramid transparencies--First Baptist Church, Corinth, and First Methodist Church, Corinth
3 16 Pyramids
3 17 Pyramids
3 18 Display
3 19 Big diamond--narrative/world view
(d) Judging of adequacy of answers
3 20 Judging version 2
3 21-22 Belief ranges-judges version 1
(6) Test results
(a) Candler students
3 23-24 James F. Hopewell's personal scores
3 25 Junior world view, 1982 (used world view II)
3 26 Junior world view, 1983
3 27 Second year students' world view, 1983
3 28 Student world view, 1981
3 29-32 Junior world view, 1980
3 33-34 Junior world view, 1980
3 35 Attitude shifts in Candler students
3 36 Student world view, April 1982
3 37-38 Junior class world view test results
(b) Data from churches
3 39 Central Congregational United Church of Christ Institute Course, September 1980
3 40 World view scores Congregational Ed. Churches, 1980
3 41 Mission Church of God world view range
3 42 3 Savannah Baptist churches--world view II, 1982
3 43 Episcopal Church of the Epiphany--world view range
3 44 Belief range--miscellaneous
3 45 St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Atlanta
3 46 Diocese of Antigua world view
3 47 St. Bede's world view
3 48 Mississippi pastors
(c) Comparative frequencies
3 49-50 World view scores summary
3 51 Narrative settings of congregations
3 52 World view scores-variations according to sex
3 53 Response frequencies
b. Character/ethos
3 54-56 Early formulations of ethos
3 57 CA marked mythic pattern
3 58 Method
3 59 Old ethos transparencies
3 60 Episcopal diocese of Atlanta Task Force Consultation
3 61 Briarcliff Methodist Church "Briar Rose--transparencies"
3 62 Grecian religion (Columbia University class notes; filed with ethos material)
3 63 Hellenistic-Roman religion
c. Plot (no files)
The category of plot was created late, by splitting off Parsons' functional imperatives from world view, where Hopewell used them originally. (See "Ministry theory lecture" under IV.A.4.a.(1) Research Notes: Setting/World View). Sources for "Plot" are indicated under "Book" IV.B.1.d.(2) and (3) "plot sources." Interestingly, though created last, plot became the capstone section of the book and the one Hopewell counted on for its transformative possibilities. bgw
5. Confidential field notes
a. From continuing-education courses
3 64 Susquehanna Valley, 1983
3 65-68 Candler--continuing-education stories, 1983
3 69-75 Candler--continuing-education stories, 1984
b. From Hopewell's research in churches (see also Card files, boxes 16-17)
3 76-81 "Briar Rose" Briarcliff United Methodist Church (pertains to ethos)
3 82-85 "Daedalus" (pertains to ethos)
3 86 Empiric spirituality
4 1-7 "Wiltshire" United Methodist Church (pertains to ethos--"Jovial Church" in Building Effective Ministry. Plot in Twelve of book)
4 8-9 Report of Congregational Studies Institute Field Group to All Angels Episcopal Church, New York City, July 1984 (see also VI. E. External presentations)
4 10-11 First Baptist Church, church directory, constitution & by-laws
4 12-13 Journal
4 14-15 Cumming United Methodist Church--statistics and roll
4 16-19 Cumming United Methodist Church--bulletins
4 20 Cumming United Methodist Church--themes
4 21-27 Charge conference--Cumming
4 28 Baptist materials
4 29 Baptist data
6. Early notes (see also Card files, boxes 18-22)
a. College
b. Seminary
4 30-31 OT 222 Psalms 1953 (Course taken at Episcopal Theological School)
4 32-39 The New Covenant commonly called the New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ translated out of Greek
4 40-42 #1 (notebook)
4 43-45 Exposition of the Psalms (notebook)
c. Graduate school (Columbia University, 1956-1958)
4 46 Hinduism and Buddhism
4 47 Mesopotamian religion
4 48 Zoroastrianism
4 49 Primitive religion
4 50 Buddhism
4 51-54 Comparative religions
4 55 Chinese religion
4 56 Shintoism
4 57-59 African art
4 60 Hinduism
4 61 Egyptian religion
4 62 Canaanitic religion
4 63 Judaism
4 64 Shamanism
4 65 The Histomap of Religion by John B. Sparks
4 66-70 Introduction to the study of economics
B. Book
1. Early versions and their sources
a. Outlines for early versions (also critiques and publishing possibilities)
4 71-74 Book outline
4 75 Westminister Press
4 76 Critique
4 77 Book--general
b. Introduction/first section (see also Card files, box 23)
(1) Manuscripts and typescripts
4 78 Book--Embodiment
4 79 Book--Introduction/poem
4 80-81 Book--Preface
5 1-3 Discovering the body
5 4-5 Corporate story-past
5 6 Chapter One--Draft
5 7-13 Chapter One--Earlier
5 14-17 Corporate story--current rewrite
5 18-19 Creatures
5 20-21 Chapter One
5 22-24 Dwelling
(2) Sources: own works/notes
5 25 Sixteen squares
5 26 Narrative analysis
5 27 Knower-Know boxes
5 28 Revised theology
(3) Sources: works of others
5 29 Ethnographic inquiry in congregations
5 30-34 Melvin D. Williams
5 35 Church administration courses
5 36 Other typologies
5 37 (Elhard) story
5 38 Clifford Geertz
5 39 Don Browning overview/story
5 40 Computer/structure
5 41 Narrative and social studies
5 42 James Fernandez--dramatic fallacy, syntagmatic-paradigmatic
5 43 Stephen Crites, "The Narrative Quality of Experience"
5 44 Stephen Crites, "Angels We Have Heard"
5 45 James Hillman, "The Fiction of Case History: A Round"
5 46 Sallie TeSelle, "Autobiography: The Unity of Life and Thought"
[Box 5 Folders 47-51 include materials collected to illustrate Pepper's four "world hypotheses"]
5 47 Work/modify mechanism
5 48-49 Identity/identity formism
5 50-51 System/order organicism
c. Setting/world view (see also Card files, box 24)
(1) Manuscripts and typescripts
5 52-59 Chapter 2 Setting rewrite
5 60-63 Chapter 2 versions
5 64-69 Chapter 2 setting
5 70-74 Setting
(2) Sources: own works/notes (see also research notes IV.A.4.a)
6 1 "Worlds" characteristics November version
6 2 Belief range interviews
(3) Sources: works of others (see also research notes IV.A.4.a)
6 3-4 Mary Douglas: Natural symbols
d. Plot (see also Card files, box 25)
(1) Manuscripts and typescripts
6 5 Chapter 3 Plot--outline
6 6-8 Chapter 3 Plot--drafts
6 9-12 Chapter 3 Plot--earlier versions
6 13-15 Chapter 3 Plot--previous
6 16 Holston--Plot (used in Holston D. Min. Course SR 313 1983)
(2) Sources: own works/notes
6 17 Sanctity
6 18 Congregational signals grid (blank)
6 19 Systems problems
6 20 Plot--basic congregational struggles
6 21 Basic congregational imperatives, March 1983
6 22 Congregational economy
6 23 Congregational plot tensions
6 24-25 Chapter 3 plot resources
6 2 Wiltshire: notes from own copy for book (not in original files; contributed by Ruth Hopewell from book at home)
(3) Sources: works of others
6 27 Time line
6 28 Ted Kachez--script & performance
e. Ethos/character (see also Card files, box 26)
(1) Manuscripts and typescripts
6 29-30 Chapter 4 Character
6 31 Chapter 4
6 32 Chapter 4 Character--earlier versions
6 33-35 Chapter 4 Character--versions & notes
6 36 Holston--character (used in Holston D. Min. course SR 313 1983)
6 37 Character critique
(2) Sources: own works/notes (see also research notes IV.A.4.b)
6 38-39 Mythic patterns
6 40 Churches through the looking glass
6 41 Wiltshire Methodist Church--case study
6 42 Totem
6 43 Leviathan
6 44 Monster
6 45 Ghost
6 46 Jovial church
6 47 Three congregations
6 48 Submerged myths--ethos lecture
6 49 Book--ethos
6 50 Narrative-evoking questions
(3) Sources: work of others (see also research notes IV.4.b)
6 51 Corporate story narrative
6 52 Cupid & Psyche
6 53 Rene Girard
6 54 Myths (Hamilton/Bettelheim)
6 55 Dictionary of fabulous beasts
6 56-57 Idiom/daemon
6 58 Stith-Thompson
6 59 Briarcliff United Methodist Church--follow-up
6 60 Social character and myth
6 61 Richard Bondi
f. Ministry (source materials for a section, closing, briefly considered and soon abandoned. bgw)
6 62 Therapy
6 63 Chapter 5 Theology of the finite--finitude & mystery
6 64 Chapter 5 Interfaith dialogue
2. Hopewell's last revision
6 65 a. Outline
b. Introduction (Chapters 1-3)
6 66 New introduction
6 67-69 Dwelling--manuscript
6 70 Critique
6 71 Chapter 1 The Thick Gathering
6 72 Chapter 1 revised manuscript
6 73-74 Chapter 1 earlier drafts
6 75-76 Chapter 2 materials
6 77 Chapter 2 Househunting (models)
6 78 Chapter 2 latest manuscript
6 79 Chapter 3 manuscript
6 80 Chapter 3 Hero Trinity
7 1 Hero Trinity data
7 2 Hero Trinity
c. Setting
7 3 Chapter 5 manuscript
7 4 Chapter 5 world view categories
7 5-6 Chapter 6 paroikia and oikoumene
7 7 Chapter 6 Figure G
d. Character
7 8-9 Chapter 7
7 10 Chapter 8 Three congregations
7 11-12 Chapter 8
7 13-14 Chapter 9 Storytelling
e. Plot
7 15-16 Chapter 10
7 17 Chapter 10 manuscript
7 18-20 Chapter 11 Christ and eros
7 21 Chapter 11A Character of eros
7 22 Chapter 11C Plot of Christ and culture
7 23 Chapter 11D The larger liturgy
7 24 Chapter 12 Wiltshire's world (resources)
7 25 Chapter 12A Isolation of church
7 26 Chapter 12B Isolation of member
7 27 Chapter 12C Isolation of the Holy
7 28 Wiltshire's world story manuscript
f. Critique and notes
7 29 Congregation--illustrations
7 30 Troeltsch, etc.
7 31 New Harmony, Indiana meeting in July 1983 (This meeting was attended by Dr. Hopewell, R. Lynn, D.S. Wisely, E. Farley, B. Wheeler and D. Kelsey. See also Audio-cassettes, #4-5)
3. Final revision
7 32 Acknowledgements
7 33 Outline
7 34 Chapter one
7 35 Chapter two
7 36 Chapter three
7 37 Chapter four
7 38 Chapter five
7 39 Chapter six
7 40 Chapter seven
7 41 Chapter eight
7 42 Chapter nine
7 43 Chapter ten
7 44 Chapter eleven
7 45 Chapter twelve
4. Complete typescripts
7 46-54 June/July 1983
7 55-57 Spring/summer 1984
43 17 March 1984 (bound draft)
C. Other writings
1. Unpublished papers
7 58 "The African Mind," Spring 1957
7 59-65 :Muslim penetration into French Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia before 1850" (thesis 1958) (typescripts)
7 66 "Muslim penetration into French Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia before 1850" (copy by University Microfilms)
1 85 "The Adaptation of Theological Education," 1956-57
1 86 "The Fate of the Subordinate Culture," 1956-57
1 87 "The Poro Mask," 1956-57
2. Published papers
8 1-2 "Beastly Education for Ministry," The Auburn News, Spring 1984
8 3 "The Case of the Hidden Body," Ministry & Mission.
8 4 "Churches Through the Looking Glass."
8 5-7 "A Congregational Paradigm for Theological Education," Theological Education, Autumn 1984.
8 8 Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling, ca. 1982.
8 9-11 "Ghostly and Monstrous Churches," The Christian Century, June 1982.
8 12-23 "Identity," Handbook on Congregational Studies, 1983-1984.
8 24-27 "The Jovial Church: Narrative in Local Church Life," Building Effective Ministry, 1983. (See also Volume #10 )
8 28 "Sense Your Church's Total Language," Ministry & Mission, August 1982.
8 28 "The Strange Faith Next Door," Ministry & Mission.
8 29 "Symbols and Signals in Wiltshire: Ethnographic Approaches to Wiltshire United Methodist Church," paper presented March 1982.
8 30 "A Symposium on Research for the Professional Doctorate," The Journal of Pastoral Care, December 1973.
8 31 "The Whole Church Catalog: where to get tools for congregational study and intervention." Washington, D.C.: The Alban Institute, Inc., 1984.
8 32 "Zwischenbilanz eines okomenischen Fonds," Evangelische Missions Zeitschrift, 1966.
8 33 3. Reviews
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