RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 58/2
Extent105 ff.
TitleGermany: General Correspondence
Date8 May 1955-16 Sep 1959
DescriptionConcerning the general situation, including church relations in Berlin, 1959, and the new Coventry Cathedral, 1956-57.

Includes a report on the new Lutheran Service forms, 16 Sep 1959 (ff. 1-2); minutes of informal meeting at Friends House, London to discuss relations with Churches in Berlin and Eastern European countries, 29 Jun 1959 (ff. 3); article in German concerning the Una-Sancta movement in Berlin, 7 Aug 1959 (ff. 4-5); letter to Rev John R. Satterthwaite from Rosemarie Müller-Goedecke, 5 Aug 1959 (ff. 6-7); invitation from the Council of Christians and Jews to Satterthwaite to a meeting on 26 May to discuss relations between British Churches and those in Berlin, 19 May 1959 (ff. 8); letter and report by E. Every on a conference in Jerusalem, 22 Apr 1959 (ff. 20-23); notes on the visit of Herr Kurt Eberhardt, the Secretary of the Association of Churches and Religious Societies in Greater Berlin, 24-26 Feb 1959 (ff. 24-25); article on 'Germany: The Protestant Position' by J.B. Barron (ff. 26-30); letter from Rev Victor De Waal concerning the Roman Catholic church, including discussion of an edition of 'Die Sammlung - a publication from the Catholic movement in the Lutheran Church, 8 Aug 1958 (ff. 31-38; translation of a letter from D. Asmussen to the Westphalian Church Authority concerning an address by President Wilm of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia on 21 Apr, 11 Jun 1958 (ff. 39-41); report 'A Brief Account of the 1958 Meeting held by the Synod of East and West Germany in Berlin' including a transcript of the address by Bishop Otto Dibelius (ff. 42-60); letter to Canon Herbert Waddams from Dieter Voll concerning the liturgical movement in Protestant German, 22 Dec 1957 (ff. 61-62); Waddams correspondence with Rev Dr J. Winterhager, including discussion of misleading articles about Germany in the Church of England newspaper, 23-28 Sep 1957 (ff. 63-66); correspondence between Waddams and H. Niblock, British Consul-General concerning the rumoured sale of the church in Bad Nauheim, 14-17 Nov 1956 (ff. 67-71); note on the foundation stone being laid at Coventry Cathedral, with correspondence from Waddams, R.T. Howard, Provost of Coventry, Cuthbert Bardsley - the Bishop of Croydon, Rev E. Bethge 10 Feb-Apr 1956 (ff. 72-78); Satterthwaite correspondence with Rev Dieter Voll concerning a meeting at Tutzing and the visit of John Halkenhauser, 3-21 Mar 1956 (ff. 79-80); translation of a letter from Pastor Klapper to Senior Pastor A. Kurtz concerning arrangements for Bishop Lilje to London, 16 Mar 1956 (ff. 81); Waddams correspondence with George Bell, Bishop of Chichester concerning the visit of a High Church Lutheran to Mirfield and the concerns of an individual concerning giving Holy Communion, 23 Feb-6 Mar 1956 (ff. 82-84); correspondence concerning the annual meeting of Gesellschaft für Evangelische Theologie, 7-21 Jan 1956 (ff. 85-86); correspondence concerning the visit of theological students from Eastern Germany to England, with correspondents including Rev Walter Boulton - Bishop of Guildford, Waddams and the Foreign Office, 22 Jun-1 Dec 1955 (ff. 87-92); correspondence with Mark Gibbs concerning his intended visits to Germany and moves to establish a British Lutheran Church, 22-30 Sep 1955 (ff. 93-94); letter to the Foreign Office stating that the Archbishop of Canterbury had declined to send a greeting on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of an Evangelical Church in Frankfurt, 13 Aug 1955 (ff. 95); report of four day conference of East German Pastors in Berlin -Dahlem to discuss the relationship between Christian faith and political life, 31 May-3 Jun 1955, arranged by Kerk en Wreld and led by Pastor N. Steenbeek, 4 Jul 1955 (ff. 96-101); letter to Waddams from Mark Gibbs concerning his visit to Berlin in Easter 1955 to gather information about the Jugendweihe campaign - a secular version of the confirmation rite, to improve the flow of information from the Russian zone and visit the Berlin Evangelical Academy, 8 May 1955 (ff. 102-105).
LanguageEnglish and German

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