Title

[Report on Chief Impressions of the New Deli Assembly of the World Council of Churches]

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Collection

Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1962-02-04

Playing Time

00:16:51

Abstract

Dr. Harry V. Richardson, Bishop R.R. Wright and Rev. W.H. Graves participate in a panel discussion at the Interdenominational Theological Center. The three panelists discuss their chief impressions of the Assembly of the World Council of Churches held in the country of India. Included in the discussion are issues related to the universal church such as unity and the westernization of Christianity. Dr. Richardson also discusses the environment and climate of India.

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auc.117.b26t02.19620204.aud0024

Comments

00:00:06 Unidentified man introduces the audio as a panel discussion held at 2nd annual World Missions conference in the closing days of January at the Interdenominational Theological Center. He introduces speakers.

00:00:53 Dr. Harry V. Richardson asks Rev. Graves to give his impressions of the world council.

00:01:23 Rev. Graves’s talks about youth recognizing the unity of church coming through fellowship.

00:05:10 Dr. Richardson thanks Rev. Graves and talks about council being in the home (India) of people who do not believe as they do.

00:07:44 Bishop Wright gives his impression on council and India. Talks about how by the way Indians lived he couldn’t tell they were not Christians.

00:10:01 Talks about Christianity as it is taught and as it is lived coming into contact with other religion.

00:15:05 Talks about most denominations being out of date but people cling to them as something in the past.

00:16:51 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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