RESOURCES
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CHURCH HISTORY
WRITTEN OR COMPILED BY
DR. CHARLES A. MAXFIELD


Material is placed on this site for use in courses and workshops which I teach. This material may be downloaded for use in such courses, or by others for personal use. For any other use, please contact me Charles A. Maxfield


The Creation of the United Church of Christ in North Dakota
A history of the five communities that came together to form the North Dakota Conference, now the Northern Plains Conference, of the United Church of Christ, from 1876 to 1989.

The Effects of World War I on Christian Thought in Europe.
A paper that examines the impact of the War on the thought of Karl Barth, Albert Schweitzer, and others, and their impact, in turn, on Europe.

The Formation and Early History of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
How America's first foreign mission board came into being, and the first forty years of its history.

The Presbyterian and Congregational Churches Among the Dakota
My Masters in Theology Thesis, It's about the Indians, the mission, the churches, and the denominations. It's about Christian unity and integrity, and a distinct way of thinking and doing.

What Kind of Unity?
An examination of the different understandings of Christian unity among the four groups that came together as the United Church of Christ.

Wholistic Church History
A Statement of my approach to Church History.

Germanness on Trial: The German Evangelical Synod of North America and the Espionage Act of 1917.
A description of the struggle in the Evangelical Synod caused by anti-German husteria at the time of World War I, with special attentiuon to the trials of pastors Wilhelm Schumann and John Fontana.

Expressions of Faith: Doctrinal Statements from the History of the United Church of Christ in the United States of America
A collection of the doctrinal statements endorsed at some time by the United Church of Christ or one of its predecessor bodies. Brief introductions. Many links.

Women in Voluntary Societies
A presentation on Women and voluntary Societies in the United states in the Nineteenth Century

Consecration of Material Possessions
Chapter 7 of my dissertation. The development of stewardship theory and practice in the early years of the modern missionary movement in America.


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