Church Cooperation in the United States: The Nation-Wide Backgrounds and Ecumenical Significance of State and Local Councils of Churches in Their Historical Perspective

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REFERENCE NOTES

Chapter II
1
The Columbia Viking Desk Encyclopedia, p. 1,230, calls this school the first in the present United States. According to E. Morris Fergusson, Historic Chapters in Christian Education, Revell, 1935, in December 1790 Philadelphia organized "The First Day or Sunday School Society" (p. 14). Fergusson gives 1785 as the date for the first Virginia Sunday school.
2
Henry Clay Trumbull, 1888 Yale Lectures, quoted in the 1905 International Convention Report, p. 44.
3
Arlo Ayres Brown, A History of Religious Education, Abingdon, 1923, p. 50.
4
E. Morris Fergusson, "Ten Lessons for Association Workers," 1922 (mimeographed). Cf. also his Historic Chapters in Christian Education, Revell, 1935.
5
1872 Convention Report, p. 15.
6
Brown, op. cit., p. 170. For the "Illinois Band" see 1905 Convention Report, p. 31.
7
1872 Convention Report, p. 11; 1869 Convention Report, p. 15.
8
1905 Convention Report, p. 153. When the Boston and Albany Railroad was built in the 1830's, "The officials celebrated the amazing fact that the two cities were now only fifteen hours apart by holding a banquet in the United States Hotel in Boston. The bread served at this dinner was made from the wheat which had been growing in Albany only two days before, and it was shipped in a barrel which had been a living tree the previous day. The world was beginning to shrink." ( Boston Ways, George F. Weston Jr., Beacon Press, 1958, p. 20.)
9
Historical Introduction to the 1872 Convention Report, by H. Clay Trumbull, pp. 9-23.
10
1872 Convention Report, p. 18.
11
1869 Convention Report, p. 153.
12
Weisberger, op. cit., p. 10.
13
1872 Convention Report, pp. 21-23.
14
Cf. Erna Hardt, "Christian Education in New Jersey," 1951, N.Y.U. Ph. D. dissertation, School of Education. Unpublished MSS.
15
1902 Convention Report, p. xxx.
16
1905 Convention Report, p. 135.
19
Reported at length, ibid., pp. 486 ff.
26
1908 Convention Report, pp. 16, 55.
34
Brown, op. cit., pp. 183 ff.
35
Pp. 13, 14.

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  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • Foreword 7
  • Preface 9
  • Some Interdenomination Abbreviations 11
  • Chapter I The American Scene 12
  • Reference Notes 28
  • Chapter II The Sunday School Movement In the United States 31
  • Reference Notes 52
  • Chapter III Federative Progress, 1900-1908 54
  • Reference Notes 75
  • Chapter IV Shakedown Voyage, 1908-1915 77
  • Reference Notes 98
  • Chapter V First Period of Expansion, 1915-1924 99
  • Reference Notes 123
  • Chapter VI Appraisal and Testing, 1925-1931 125
  • Reference Notes 149
  • Chapter VII The Merging Thirties 152
  • Reference Notes 179
  • Chapter VIII The Expectant Forties 182
  • Reference Notes 204
  • Chapter IX Since 1950, Solid Growth 205
  • Reference Notes 231
  • Chapter X Meanings and Expectations 233
  • Reference Notes 252
  • Appendix I 259
  • Appendix II 262
  • Index 267
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