RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 7, ff. 170-386
Date26 Feb 1943-Oct 1944
DescriptionPapers relating to the Committee for Christian Reconstruction in Europe, including material on the formation of the Committee, its finances, and a deputation to the Foreign Secretary (ff. 254, 256, 259-61, 329-30). Correspondents include: William Paton, Joint General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (ff. 170, 172-3, 176, 181, 183); Archbishop Temple (passim); Richard Godfrey Parsons, Bishop of Hereford (f. 174); Bertram Fitzgerald Simpson, Bishop of Southwark (f. 179); Herbert Montague Waddams, of the Religious Division of the Ministry of Information (ff. 182, 202-3, 205, 231), including his memorandum on 'The Churches and Post-War Europe' (ff. 232-41); Arthur Stuart Duncan-Jones, Dean of Chichester (f. 185); Willem Adolf Visser 't Hooft, General Secretary of World Council of Churches (ff. 187-8, 328, 350-2), including several memoranda on Christian reconstruction (ff. 189-91, 314-20, 368); Melbourn Evans Aubrey, General Secretary of the Baptist Union (passim); Henry Smith Leiper, Secretary in America of the World Council of Churches (ff. 194-5, 281-5); William T. Elmslie, General Secretary of the Presbyterian Church of England (ff. 196, 339-41); Joseph Houldsworth Oldham (ff. 198, 201); Mervyn George Haigh, Bishop of Winchester (ff. 221-2, 225); Henry Albert Wilson, Bishop of Chelmsford (ff. 227, 348); Alfred Ernest Garvie, Principal Emeritus of Hackney and New College (ff. 242-4); William Derrick Lindsay Greer, General Secretary of the Student Christian Movement (ff. 248, 253, 263); Ronald Ralph Williams, Director of the Religious Division of the Ministry of Information (ff. 255, 258); Ronald Edward Taylor Allen, General Secretary of the Committee for Christian Reconstruction in Europe (ff. 265-7, 277-80, 289-90, 336-7, 353-7, 360-3, 374); Guy Molesworth Kindersley (ff. 268, 271); Frank Garfield Hodder Williams, Dean of Manchester (ff. 272-3); Charles Robert Grey, 5th Earl Grey (ff. 322-3); Cyril Forster Garbett, Archbishop of York (f. 379); and Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Bishop of London (f. 381). Also includes a document on 'The Situation of the Protestant Church in Germany', providing a history of the conflict between the Protestant Church and National Socialism (ff. 209-15), and a published leaflet entitled 'Christian Reconstruction in Europe' (ff. 383-6).

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