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Dean Freiday manuscripts


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Dean Freiday (1915-2007), was a Quaker writer and theologian, with special interests in discovering and discussing the commonalities between the Society of Friends and other Christian religions, particularly the Roman Catholic Church. He was chairman of the Christian Unity Committee (1966-1968), the Forum on Baptism, Eucharist, Mutually recognized Ministry (BEM), the Historic Peace Churches/Fellowship of Reconciliation (FPC/FOR), and the Christian and Interfaith Relations Committee (CIRC). He was also the editor of Quaker Religious Thought (1979-1989), an active member of the Commission on Faith and Order (F & O), the World Council of Churches (WCC), and the National Council of Churches of Christ (NCCC), Friends General Conference (FGC). He was a member of the Manasquan Monthly Meeting, in Manasquan, New Jersey, and was married to Esther Selke. He died in 2007.

Source: Finding Aid for the Dean Freiday Papers, Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College

This collection is comprised of typed manuscripts by Dean Freiday, including: "The Biblical Evidence for the Sacraments: A Critical Examination."

See individual notes.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
January, 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

"The Biblical Evidence for the Sacraments: A Critical Examination" , Undated.
Box 12 Folder 1
"Some Christian Observations on the Theological Disputation of Nicholas Arnoldus on Quakerism and a Brief Refutation of It", Undated.
Box 12 Folder 2

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