[Theological Education and political Revolutions]

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Charles W. Ranson discusses theological education and the needs of younger churches. Also Frank Porter Graham discusses economic and political revolutions.

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00:00:07 Unidentified man talks about the significant movement in the improvement, strengthening the missionary work of church through theological education, and introduces Mr. Charles W. Ranson.

00:01:24 Dr. Ranson talks about the vast subject of theological education movement.

00:05:27 Talks about church and it’s ministry in the younger churches. Talks about the growth and development of younger churches help in making the church universal.

00:23:08 Talks about how each tradition has developed distinct patterns, and how in Japan and India, the missionary work is influenced by American seminaries.

00:32:48 Talks about the urgent challenge confronting the universal church and how a new initiative has become necessary.

00:50:49 Ends presentation.

00:51:17 Unidentified man talks about the church and theological education program. Introduces Frank Porter Graham.

00:54:25 Frank P. Graham greets those in attendance and thanks them for the generous words.

01:00:36 Talks about vertical perspective, coming out of the atomic age with the need of the United Nations.

01:01:48 Talks about coming nearer to modern time and witnesses three great economic revolutions.

01:22:08 Talks about American Revolution.

01:32:56 Talks about theological implications of the biological and geological structures.

01:39:34 Ends presentation.


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