RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR G 13
Extent192 ff.
TitleCommunism: Pastor Richard Wurmbrand.
Date1966-1979
DescriptionPapers relating to, and correspondence with, Pastor Wurmbrand, including: reports, articles and broadcasts relating to the situation in eastern Europe, chiefly Romania, including the script of a 'Subject for Sunday' discussion between Wurmbrand and the Revd. Paul Oestreicher (ff.81-92); copy of his testimony to the US Senate subcommittee on Communist Exploitation of Religion (ff.23-46); report on Pastor Wurmbrand by Dr. William C. Fletcher, Director, Centre de Recherches et d'Étude des Institutions Religieuses (ff.77-79) correspondence concerning his books ‘Torture and Christ’ and ‘In God’s Underground’; approach to CFR from Evangelism Centre Ltd. (Underground Evangelism) (ff.188-190, 192).

Correspondents include: the Revd Hugh Picton, Chaplain in Oslo (ff.1-3); Dr. Visser 't Hooft (f.16); Foreign Office officials (f.21); Russell White, Bishop of Tonbridge (f.49); Miss Constance Fraser (ff.51-57, 59); Archbishop Ramsey (ff.48, 64, 70, 96); Bishop George Sinker (ff.70, 96)); Doreen Berry (ff.73-74); Fr. Victor Shearburn CR (ff.116-117); Fr. Humphrey Whistler CR (ff.119-123); the Revd. Austen Williams (ff.130-131); the Revd. Bernard Tidball, United Bible Societies (f.164); Mervyn Stockwood, Bishop of Southwark (ff.172-175, 179, 181, 183); the Revd. A. W. Adeney (ff.176-178).

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GB/109/15874Wurmbrand; Richard (1909-2001); Lutheran pastor1909-2001
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GB/109/7252Visser't Hooft; Willem Adolph (1900-1985); Dutch clergyman1900-1985
GB/109/20831White; Russell Berridge (1896-1978); Suffragan Bishop of Tonbridge1896-1978
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
DS/UK/4967Sinker; George (1900-); Assistant Bishop of Birmingham1900-
DS/UK/4962Shearburn; Victor George (1900-1975); Bishop of Rangoon1900-1975
GB/109/16342Williams; (Sidney) Austen (1912-2001); Vicar of St.Martin-in-the-Fields1912-2001
550Stockwood; Arthur Mervyn (1913-1995); Bishop of Southwark1913-1995
GB/109/24377Adeney; Arthur Webster (1906-1992); Archdeacon of Cyprus1906-1992
GB/109/24431Berry; Doreen Marguerite (1916-)1916-
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