The Philip Young Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Young, Philip Hobart 1931-
Dates: 1952-1955
Extent: 1 Box
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Library. Special Collections.

Chronology

1931 May 15 Born in Newton, MA
1952 Graduated from University of Pennsylvania
1952-1955 Attended Princeton Theological Seminary
15 May 1954 Licensed by the Presbytery of Philadelphia
1955 June 6 Ordained by the Presbytery of Philadelphia
1955-1961 Served as a Pastor Reems Creek larger parish, Weaverville, NC
1961-1965 Served as minister-at-large for the Synod of Kentucky Hazard, KY
1965-1973 Served as administrator for Board Nat Missions, New York, NY
1974-1983 Served as Pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Apostles, Burnsville, MN
1983-1988 Served as Executive Presbyter of Glacier-Yellowstone Presbyteries, MT
1988-1999 Served as synod executive for the Synod Pacific, San Francisco, CA
1989 Received Doctor of Divinity degree from Albertson College, ID
1996 Received Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Mountain College, MT

Biographical Information

Philip Hobart Young was born on May 15, 1931, in Newton, Massachusetts. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1952. He attended Princeton Theological Seminary from 1952-1955, where he earned a Bachelor of Divinity degree. On his birthday in 1954, he was licensed to preach by the Presbytery of Philadelphia. He was later ordained by the same presbytery on June 6, 1955, after graduation.

For more than five years he served as a pastor at Reems Creek Church in Weaverville, NC, from 1955-1961. He then served as minister at large for the Synod of Kentucky in Hazard, KY from 1961-1965. After this he served as an administrator on the Board of National Missions in New York City from 1965-1973. He returned to the pastorate in 1974 at the Church of Apostles in Burnsville, MN where he stayed until 1983. He then took the position of executive presbyter of the Glacier-Yellowstone Presbyteries in Montana from 1983-88. In 1988, he began serving on the Synod Executive Committee for the Synod of the Pacific in San Francisco, CA, where he continued until retirement in 1999.

He received a Doctor of Divinity degree from Albertson College in Caldwell, Idaho in 1989 and a Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Mountain College in Billings, Montana in 1996.

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Scope and Content

The collection primarily consists of course materials and notes from Princeton Theological Seminary from 1952-1955, along with slides from a Seminary Choir trip to Japan and Korea.

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Subjects

Young, Philip Hobart 1931-

Princeton Theological Seminary

students' papers

color slides

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Philip Young Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Joshua Wilder in Spring 2015 under the supervision of Curator of Special Collections and Archivist Kenneth Henke.

Access

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

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Arrangement

The Philip Young Collection consists of two series in a single box.

Series 1: Course materials and notes

Series 2: Slides from seminary choir trip

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Contents

Series I: Course materials and Notes from Princeton Theological Seminary
Box 1
1:1 Syllabus, notes and final exam from “Doctrine of God” course, Fall 1953
1:2 Syllabus and notes for “Introduction to Homiletics” and Senior Homiletics 1955
1:3 Syllabus, notes and final exam from “Christian Art and Symbolism” course, Spring 1953
1:4 Syllabus and notes for “Introduction to Christian Philosophy”, notes from “History of Ancient Philosophy” 1949-1952
1:5 Final paper for “Christian Ethics” course 1954 December 8
1:6 “The Oxford Movement: Experiment in Catholocity” and “A Survey of the Medieval Mind” 1954
1:7 “The Christian Doctrine of Redemption” 1954 May 31
1:8 “Old Testament History” Notes and Syllabus 1953 March 10
1:9 “Introduction to Reformed Theology” course notes 1953 March 11
1:10 “The Doctrine of the Church and the Christian Life” course materials and notes 1954
1:11 “New Testament History” and “Introduction to New Testament” course materials and notes 1953
1:12 “The English Bible” and “Introduction to Method in Bible Study” course materials and notes 1952
1:13 “New Testament Greek” and “New Testament Exegesis” course materials and notes 1952-1954
1:14 “Worship” course materials and notes 1954
1:15 “Introduction to Ecumenics” course materials and notes 1952-1953
1:16 “Church and State” notes and final paper 1955
1:17 “The Prophetical Books with Exegesis” course materials and notes 1954
1:18 “Speech” course materials 1952-1955
1:19 “Church Polity Examination” course materials and notes 1954
1:20 “Doctrine of the Church and the Christian Life” 1955 March 7
1:21 “Jesus Christ and the Christian Doctrine of Redemption” course materials and notes 1954
1:22 “An Exegesis of Amos 8:1-6” paper 1954
1:23 “Old Testament Introduction” course materials and notes 1953
1:24 “Theology of the New Testament” course materials and notes 1955
1:25 “The Christian Pattern of Life” course materials and notes 1955
1:26 “Christian Education” course materials and notes 1953
1:27 “Revelation, Authority, and the Christian Doctrine of God” Paper 1953 December 15
1:28 “The Holy Spirit in Christian Theology” course materials and notes 1955
1:29 “The History of American Christianity” course materials and notes 1953
1:30 “Isaiah” course materials and notes 1954
1:31 “Theology of the Reformers” Paper 1954 December 14
1:32 “Church History” course materials and notes 1954
1:33 “Ethics” notes 1952-1955
1:34 Princeton Theological Seminary Student Handbook 1953-1954 1953-1954
Series II: Slides
1:35 Tin box containing 100 slides from Seminary Choir trip to Japan and Korea 1953 June-July

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