HOFFMANN, MANFRED, 1930-.
Manfred Hoffmann papers, 1958-2000.

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hoffmann, Manfred, 1930-.
Title: Manfred Hoffmann papers, 1958-2000.
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 374
Extent: 2.0 cubic feet (4 boxes)
Abstract:Contains subject files, course material, and essays written or collected by Manfred Hoffmann, Professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Candler School of Theology.
Language:Materials in English and German.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Separated Material

Three calendar prints of color wood engravings of international cities added to RG 020-5.

Source

Two separate gifts, 1998, 2017.

Custodial History

Received in two parts from Manfred Hoffmann (acc# 1998.009) and from Elisabeth Lunz (acc# 2017.017)

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Manfred Hoffmann papers, MSS 374, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by John Michael Blackmon and Brandon Wason, August 2017.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

The Rev. Dr. Manfred E. Hoffmann (1931-2017) studied in Mainz before entering graduate theological study at the University of Heidelberg, where he obtained a doctorate under Hans von Campenhausen (1960). Hoffmann was an elder in the German Methodist Church and served churches in the Karlsruhe district, including the German Methodist Church of Heidelberg. In 1960, he was invited to join the faculty of the Candler School of Theology, Emory University, where he taught church history and historical theology until retirement in 1997. In addition, Rev. Dr. Hoffmann served as Theologian-in-Residence at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta during his time at Candler.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of essays, lectures, and publications of Rev. Dr. Hoffmann and his colleagues at Emory University. It includes lectures from seminars and courses, published and unpublished essays, as well as an edited copy of his dissertation: “Der Dialog bei den christlichen Schriftstellern der ersten vier Jahrhunderte.” The collection also includes an assortment of Zinnfiguren (pewter figurines) painted by Klaus J. Hoffmann, Dr. Hoffmann’s brother as well as trading cards from church history.

Arrangement Note

Organized into 5 series: (1) Essays, (2) Photographs, (3) Seminar Papers, (4) Subject Files, and (5) Zinnfiguren and Trading Cards.


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Container List

Essays
Box Folder Content
1 1 Altizer, Thomas J. J. essays, undated
1 2 Atkins, Anselm essays, 1967 Apr - 1970 Jan
1 3 Beardslee, William A.: "A Comment on the Theology of Dr. Altizer," undated
1 4 Bianchi, Eugene C. "History and Evolution in Catholic Thought," undated
1 5 Bianchi, Eugene C. "John XXIII, Vatican II, and american Catholicism," 1970 Jan
1 6 Boers, Hendrikus W. essays, 1977
1 7 Boozer, Jack essays, undated
1 8 Braun, Herbert: "The Authority of Jesus," undated
1 9 Briggs, R. C. "Kerygma and History in the New Testament," undated
1 10 Bringle, Mel: "The Flame of French Resistance: Religiois Reactions and Theological Motivations," 1978 - 1979
1 11 Bultmann, Rudolf: "What Sense is There to Speak to God?," 1960
1 12 Buss, Martin J. essays, 1971
1 13 Carroll, Jackson W.: "Some Insights from Sociology into History and Historicity," 1969 Feb
1 14 Characterization and Moral Reality (II); Character and Moral Good (III), undated
1 15 Costen, James H.: "From Strength to Strength: A Brief History of the Black Church in America," 1985 Jan
1 16 Detweiler, Robert: "Games and Play in Modern American Fiction," undated
1 17 Erasmus and Luther: A Study in the Encounter between Humanism and Reformation, undated
1 18 Evans Jr., Arthur R. "Erich Auerbach as European Critic," 1971 Nov
1 19 Everett, William Johnson: "Ministerial Profession and the Congreational Public," undated
1 20 Farley, Ed: "Faculty Scholarship in Theological Schools, the 1980s," 1980 circa
1 21 Fathers of the Latin Church, The (first drafts), 1963 Dec 18
1 22 Fenton, John Y. essays, 1968
1 23 Folwer, James W. "Practical Theology and Theological Education: Some Models and Questions," 1984 Jan 19
1 24 Foster, Charles R.: "Teaching for Belief: Power and Pedagogical Practice," undated
1 25 Gerkin, Charles V. "Human Suffering and Divine Consolation," 1970 May
1 26 Gonzalez, Justo L.: "Athens and Jerusalem Revisited: Reasona dn Authority in Tertullian," 1974 Mar
1 27 Handcock, Alton Odell: "The Reformation in Hesse to 1538: A Study of the Enocunter of Differing Reformation Points of Views," 1962
1 28 Harder, Johannes: "Christoph Blumbardt, Ansprachen, Predigten, Reden, Briefe: 1865-1917," 1978
1 29 Hoffmann Manfred: "Church and History in Vatican II's Constitution on the Church: A Protestant Perspective," 1968 Jun
1 30 Hoffmann, Manfred essays, 1972
1 31 Hoffmann, Manfred publications, 1972 - 1989
1 32 Hoffmann, Manfred: "Der Dialog bei denchristalichen Schriftstellern der ersten vier Jahrhunderte," 1960
1 33 Holifield, E. Brooks: "The Renaissance of Sacramental Piety in Colonial New England," 1972 Jan
1 34 Hopewell, James F.: "Parish as Paradigm," 1979
1 35 Laney, James T. essays, 1969 Fall- 1975 Fall
1 36 Laney, James T.: "The New Morality and the Religious Communities," 1970 Jan
1 37 Laughlin, Paul A.: "The Analogy of Analogies in the Thought of St. Thomas Aquinas," 1971 Jun
1 38 Littell, Franklin H.: "The Importance of Anabaptist Studies," undated
1 39 Lowe, Walter James essays, 1974
1 40 Mallard, William essays, 1966 - 1968
1 41 Mallard, William: "Church as an Eschatological Community, The," 1962 May 24
1 42 Mallard, William: "Dating the Sermones Quadraginta of John Wyclif," undated
1 43 May, William F. "On Nurturing Theological Scholarship, Part I," undated
1 44 Moltmann, Jurgen: "History as the Paradigm of Modern Theology," undated
1 45 Murray, Pauli: "Black Theology and Feminist Theology: A Comparative View ," undated
1 46 Novak, Michael: "The Cast for Catholic Humility," undated
1 47 Perrin, Norman: "Faith, Fact, and History," 1962 Sep 27
1 48 Prussner, Frderick C. "Controversial Issues in the Current Study of the Old Testament," undated
1 49 Rad, Gerhard von: "Probleme biblischer Theologie," 1971
1 50 Ramsey, M. Garvey: "Discussion of the Boss's Paper," undated
1 51 Rogers, Carl R.: "A Counseling Approach to Human Problems," 1967 Oct
1 52 Runyon, Theodore essays, undated
1 53 Runyon, Theodore, "The Immediate Awareness of the Unconditioned and the Interpretation of History in the Theology of Paul Tillich," 1958
1 57 Sebba, Gregor: "The Present State of Political Theory," 1968
1 58 Shropshire, William, "On Believing Abstraction," undated
1 59 Sims, Bennett J. "Bondage and Freedom: Priesthood in the Anglican Tradition," 1978
1 60 Skandalon in Bultmann's Interpretation of the New Testament, The, undated
1 61 Steward, David S. essays, 1967
1 62 Stokes, Mack B. essays, 1966 - 1968
1 63 Theology and the Social Sciences, undated
1 64 Thompson, Claude H. essays, 1963
1 65 Tillich, Paul: "The Theology of Pastoral Care," 1958
1 66 Tubingen, Karl Ernst Nipkow: "Who is the Author of Our Biography?," 1986 Sep
1 67 Tucker, Gene M.: "Selected Text from Isaiah in the Early Church," 1972 Jan
1 68 Wainwright, A. W.: "Development in New Testament Studies in Recent Years," 1968 Sep
1 69 Waits, Jim L.: "Emphasizing the Congregation: New Directions for Seminaries," memorandum, 1982 Nov
1 70 Weber, Theodore R. essays, 1962 Aug - 1976 May
1 71 Weber, Theodore R.: "Theologie und politische Theorie: Das Problem der politischen Ordnung," 1977
Photographs
1 72 Hans von Campenhausen
1 72 Erasmus (painting of), undated
Seminar Papers
1 73 CP 400 - Interdepartmental Seminar, 1969-1972
1 74 CP 400 - Common Program: Christian Ethics, Contemporary Developments (E. Clinton Gardner), 1967 Fall
1 75 CP 400 - Interdepartmental Seminar, 1973
2 1 CP 400 - Interdepartmental Seminar, 1974
2 2 CP 400 - Interdepartmental Seminar, 1975
2 3 CP 400 - Interdepartmental Seminar, undated
2 4 Professional Seminars, Candler School of Theology, 1979
Subject Files
2 5 Correspondence, various, 1970 Dec - 2001 Jun
2 6 Declaration by Participants in the International Theological Symposium on the Holocaust, undated
2 7 Experience in Theology: Ways and Forms of Christian Theology (Jurgen Moltmann), lecture notes, 2000
2 8 Faculty meeting minutes, Candler School of Theology, 1986 Dec - 1987 Jan
2 9 Faculty-Student Advising Program, Candler School of Theology, Inter-office memorandum, 1996 Mar
2 10 Five-Year Plan and Projects, Center for Faith Development Candler School of Theology, 1984 Jan
2 11 Friedrich Gogarten: A Centennial Exhibit, Pitts Theology Library, 1987 Jan - Mar
2 12 Human Rights Symposium, Emory University, undated
2 13 Internation Bonhoeffer Society newsletters, 1982 Nov - 1996 Mar
2 14 Jim Hopewell research letter, 1979 Mar 22
2 15 Karlstadt and the Crisis in Wittenburg, 1521-22 Pitts Theology Library Exhibit, undated
2 16 LAMP: A Catholic Family Magazine, The, 1967 Apr
2 17 Report on Faculty Load, Candler School of Theology, 1986 Apr
2 18 Selected articles, 1978
2 19 Sermon manuscripts and notes (Manfred Hoffmann), undated
2 20 Sixteenth Century Journal, The, 1987 Summer - 1989 Summer
Zinnfiguren and Trading Cards
3 Faust: eine Tragodie von Goethe (Zinnfiguren), Klaus Jakob Hoffmann, undated
3 Glaubenszeugen Kirchengeschichtliches Quartett von Eugen F. Penner, trading cards, undated
4 Leipziger Disputation, Juli 1519 (Zinnfiguren), Klaus Jakob Hoffmann, Aug-95
3 Martin Luther Zinnfiguren, Klaus Jakob Hoffmann, undated
4 Nordamerikanishes Freileitskrieg (Zinnfiguren), Klaus Jakob Hoffmann, 1998
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