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Tore Meistad collection, 1979-2000, undated

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/rpht0

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Meistad, Tore, 1942-.
Title: Tore Meistad collection, 1979-2000, undated
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 413
Extent: 1 cubic foot (2 boxes)
Abstract:Contains an interview of Meistad and his publications and papers.
Language:Materials in English and Norwegian.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Related Materials in This Repository

Correspondence between Tore Meistad and Vernon Robbins is included in the Vernon Robbins papers (MSS 415).


Gift, June 2016.

Custodial History

Originally received as part of the Vernon Robbins papers (MSS 415).


[after identification of item(s)], Tore Meistad collection, MSS 415, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Brandon Wason, July 2016.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Tore Meistad was born on July 8, 1942 in Trondheim, Norway. Meistad was ordained in the United Methodist Church in Norway and served the church as a pastor and in other capacities. He attended the United Methodist Seminary in Gothenburg, Sweden (M.Div., 1966) and later studied theology at the University of Bergen, Norway (B.A., 1972), and then at the University of Trondheim (M.A., 1983; PhD. 1989). His 1989 dissertation was given the title: "To be a Christian in the World: Martin Luther's and John Wesley's Interpretation of the Sermon on the Mount." His academic career focused primarily on the theology of John and Charles Wesley, publishing articles and books in both English and Norwegian. At the time of his death, he was Associate Professor of Religion at Agder University College in Kristiansand, Norway. Meistad passed away on June 8, 2000.

Biographical Source: S. T. Kimbrough, "The Rev. Dr. Tore Meistad (1942-2000)," Proceedings of the Charles Wesley Society 5 (1998), 9-10.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains Meistad's curriculum vitae, Vernon Robbins extensive interview with Meistad, and a series of papers and publications, primarily covering the theology John and Charles Wesley, and Wesleyan theology in Norway.

Arrangement Note

Arranged alphabetically by type, then name.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Curriculum Vitae and related materials, 1988, 2000
1 2 "Tore Meistad's Story," Vernon Robbins interview with Meistad, audiocassettes, 2000 Apr 5-9
1 3 "Tore Meistad's Story," Vernon Robbins interview with Meistad, transcriptions, 2000 Apr 5-9
Papers and publications
1 4 "En kort innføring i sosio-retorisk metode," undated
1 5 "The Evolution of Methodist Theological Identity in Norway," 1993 Nov 20
1 6 "John Wesley's Theology in His Interpretation of the Sermon on the Mount," 1984 Feb 6
1 7 "John Wesley's Theology of Salvation as a Model for Social Change," 1992 Apr 6
1 8 Martin Luther and John Wesley on the Sermon on the Mount, 1999
1 9 Methodism as a carrier of the holiness tradition in Norway, 1994
2 1 "The Missiology of Charles Wesley's Hymns," circa 1998
2 2 "Social and Educational Integration on Soltun Folk High School, Norway" (pamphlet), 1979 Jun
2 3 Studier i wesleyansk teologi, 1994
2 4 "Systematic Theology and Ethics in the Wesleyan Tradition: Some Methodological Reflections," 1999
2 5 "To be a Christian in the World: Martin Luther's and John Wesley's Interpretation of the Sermon on the Mount" (dissertation), 1989