The William H.K. Narum Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Narum, William H. K., 1921-
Dates: 1945-1947
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1921 August 22 Born, Fargo, North Dakota
1943 Graduated, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
1943 Fulbright Scholar, Gottingen University, Germany
1943-1945 Student, Bachelor of Theology, Luther Theological Seminary, Minnesota
1945-1947 Student, Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary
1947-1949 Instructor, Philosophy and Religion, St. Olaf College
1951 Graduated, Doctor of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary
1949-1951 Assistant professor, Philosophy and Religion, St. Olaf College
1951-1957 Associate professor, Philosophy and Religion, St. Olaf College
1957-1958 Visiting lecturer, School of Religion, University of Iowa
1957-1991 Professor, Philosophy and Religion, St. Olaf College
1963-1964 Visiting scholar, Oxford University, England
1991 Retired
2000 May 23 Died, Northfield, Minnesota


Scope and Content

This collection consists of two bound sets of lecture notes taken by William Narum while at Princeton Theological Seminary from 1945 to 1947.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection was donated to the Seminary Libraries by Dr. Narum in 1996. The collection was organized and the original finding aid was written in August of 1996, by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist. The finding aid was edited by Sarah Seraphin and Daved Anthony Schmidt in June of 2009.


There are no special restrictions to the access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.

Use of Materials

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The William H.K. Narum Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
Notebook 1: Course Notes, 1945-1946
-Introduction to the Theology of Thomas Aquinas (Georges Barrois), Fall semester.  
-The Theology of Crisis (Joseph Hromadka), Spring semester.  
-The Christian Doctrine of Man (Hugh Kerr), Fall semester.  
-The Christian Doctrine of Christ (Joseph Hromadka), Spring semester.  
-Patristic Latin (Kenneth Gapp), Winter semester.  
-Church and State (Joseph Hromadka), Winter semester.  
-Comparative Christianity (Joseph Hromadka), Winter semester.  
-Social Implications of Christian Ethics (Joseph Hromadka), Winter semester.  
-Psychology of Christian Experience (John Kuizenga), Winter semester.  
-The Parables of Jesus (Otto Piper), Spring semester.  
Notebook 2: Course Notes, 1946-1947
-Exegesis of the Epistle to the Romans (Otto Piper), Fall semester.  
-Contemporary Schools of Psychology and their Meaning for the Faith (John Kuizenga), Fall semester.  
-Ancient and Medieval Doctrine Seminar (Joseph Hromadka), Fall semester.  
-The Renaissance, the Reformation and the Counter Reformation, (Norman Hope), Winter semester.  1450-1688
-Theology from the Reformation to Kant Seminar (Hugh Kerr, Jr.), Fall Semester.  
-Comparative Religion (Edward Jurji), Winter semester.  
-Philosophy of Religion (Joseph Hromadka), Spring semester.  
-The New Testament Interpretation of History (Otto Piper), Spring semester.  
-Eschatology of the New Testament (Otto Piper), Winter-Spring semesters.  
-Old Testament Theology (Henry Gehman), Winter-Spring semesters.  
-Modern Philosophy, Descartes to Kant Seminar, (John Kuizenga).  


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