RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 66/2
Extent75 ff.
TitleGermany: Anglo-German Theological Conversations 1966
Date17 Jun 1965-4 Oct 1968
DescriptionPapers, reports and correspondence concerning 'official' talks with the Evangelischen Kirche in Deutschland [EKD] at Bethel, near Bielefeld on 'Word and Sacrament', 21-25 Mar 1966.

Includes papers relating to increased representation from the German side at the next Anglican/German Theological Conference, 17 Jun - 12 Aug 1965 (ff. 1-3); correspondence between Rev David Tustin and Ronald Williams, Bishop of Leicester concerning English delegates, subject matter and publication (ff. 4-5); list of individuals approached to attend the conference and correspondence relating to the process of finalising the list, 5 Nov 1965 (ff. 6, 9, 11-12); correspondence between Rev Claus Kemper and Rev John Satterthwaite concerning whether the CFR were the 'delegating authority' for the conference, 21-25 Oct 1965 (ff. 7-8); letter of protest from Rev James Atkinson to Tustin and Williams with regard to the quality and size of the Anglican team in comparison to the German team, 22 Nov 1965 (ff. 13); correspondence concerning a suggestion that Rev O.G. Rees, Warden of St Michael's Theological College, join the team, 3-13 Dec 1965 and 25 Feb 1966 (ff. 16-18, 22); a provisional programme sent by Professor Dr Wolfgang Schweitzer, 4 Feb 1966, with a file note reporting on the revisions to the programme based on the absence of D. Wilm due to illness and Professor Kinder and the absence of Professor Beintkar because of the refusal of the East German authorities to allow his departure, 9 Mar 1966 (ff. 19-21, 23-24); Williams letter accepting the role of Chairman, 10 Mar 1966 (ff. 25-26); outline programme (ff. 27); conference documents including the programme, a participant list, theses on the Holy Communion adopted by the Evangelical Church of Germany in 1959, and the paper on 'Word and Eucharist in Lutheran Theology Today' by Horst Beintker (ff. 28-46); detailed summary of the 'Reply to Professor Willi Marxsen' by Williams (ff. 47-54); 'Comment on Professor Jacobs' paper' on the Reformed view of the Eucharist by G.W.H. Lampe, 28 Mar 1966 (ff. 55-61); report on the conference by Tustin, 28 Mar 1966 (ff. 62-64); file note concerning conversations with Rees and discussions of the involvement of the Church of Wales in CFR matters, 29 Mar 1966 (ff. 65); file note on Professor Jacob's paper and Lampe's response, 29 Mar 1966 (ff. 66); letters to Rev M.C. Perry of SPCK, Satterthwaite and Schweitzer concerning the publication of a report on the conference, 4 and 30 Apr 1966 and 17 May 1966 (ff. 67-68, 70-72); letter of thanks sent to Kemper for the conference, 5 Apr 1966 (ff. 69); Williams' introduction to the published conference papers, 9 Dec 1966 (ff. 73-74); Church Times cutting referring to the conference report, 4 Oct 1968 (ff. 75).

Correspondents include Rev David Tustin (ff. 1-3, 5, 9, 11, 16, 23-24, 47, 69); Ronald Williams, Bishop of Leicester and his office (ff. 4, 10, 12, 17, 25-26, 67-68, 70-72); Claus Kemper (ff. 7, 14-15); Rev John Satterthwaite (ff. 8); Rev James Atkinson (ff. 13).
LanguageEnglish and German

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