The Robert A. Beringer Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Beringer, Robert, 1936-
Dates: circa 1959-1970
Extent: 1 Box (1.1 linear feet)
Language(s): English, Hebrew
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.


1936 February 11 Born, Morristown, New Jersey
1958 Graduated, Cornell University
1958-1961 Student, Bachelor of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary
1968-1970 Student, Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary
1961 June 7 Ordained, Presbytery of Elizabeth
1961-1963 Assistant pastor, Presbyterian Church, Bound Brook
1963-1964 Interim pastor, Presbyterian Church, Bound Brook
1964-1984 Pastor, First Church, Hopewell
1984-present Pastor, First Church, Metuchen
1991-1996 Adjunct faculty member, Princeton Theological Seminary
1990-1996 Summer pastor, Culver Lake Christ's Union Chapel, Branchville

Biographical Information

Reverend Robert A. Beringer was a member of the 1958 graduating class at Cornell University. He attended Princeton Theological Seminary from 1959 to 1961 (earning the Bachelor of Divinity degree) and from 1969 to 1970 (earning the Master of Theology degree). He was ordained by the Presbytery of Elizabeth (PCUSA) on June 7, 1961 and served as a pastor for many years. This collection consists of course notes by Reverend Beringer during his studies at Princeton Seminary.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of course notes preserved from the Reverend Beringer’s student days at Princeton Theological Seminary, 1959-1961 and 1969-1970.



Beringer, Robert Arthur--Archives.

Princeton Theological Seminary--Alumni and alumnae--Archives.

Class notes--1959-1961.

Class notes--1969-1970.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

The collection was given to the Seminary Libraries on May 23, 1996. It was organized in May of 1996 by Raymond D. Cannata, under the direction of William O. Harris, Archivist.


There are no special restrictions on access to this collection. It is available for the use of library patrons under the regular rules and conditions of Special Collections.

Use of Materials

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Robert A. Beringer Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.



Box 1
Princeton Seminary Course Notes
1:1 Finding Aid; correspondence with Archives office.
1:2 Old Testament Introduction, Dr. Rogers.
1:3 Old Testament Theology.
1:4 The Prophets, Dr. Fritsch.
1:5 Hebrew, Dr. James Armstrong.
1:6 New Testament History, Dr. Metzger.
1:7 The Book of Revelation, Dr. Metzger.
1:8 Exegesis of Luke, Dr. Martin.
1:9 Book of Acts, Mr. Sine.
1:10 New Testament Exegesis, Dr. Piper.
1:11 Exegesis of Romans, Dr. Piper.
1:12 Prison Epistles, Dr. Kuist.
1:13 New Testament Book Studies, Dr. Kuist.
1:14 Doctrine of the Church and the Christian Life, Dr. Hendry.
1:15 Doctrine of God, Dr. Hendry.
1:16 History of Christian Doctrine, Dr. Dowey.
1:17 The Psychology of Christian Experience, Mr. William Bodamer.
1:18 Images of Man in 20th Century Literature.
1:19 Christian Philosophy, Dr. Cailliet.
1:20 Christian Philosophy, Dr. Cailliet.
1:21 Doctrine of Redemption, Drs. McCord and Pittenger.
1:22 Christian Ethics.
1:23 Social Ethics.
1:24 American Christianity, Dr. Loetscher.
1:25 Church Polity, Dr. Loetscher.
1:26 Ecumenics, Drs. Jurji and Shaull.
1:27 The Preacher and the Contemporary Situation, Dr. George Buttrick.
1:28 Expository Preaching, Dr. Macleod.
1:29 Parish Preaching, Dr. B. Kirkland.
1:30 Comparative Liturgics, Dr. Horton Davies.
1:31 Pastoral Theology, Dr. Homrighausen.
1:32 Church Administration, Dr. Walter Eastwood.
1:33 Psychological Dimensions of Theology, Dr. Hiltner.
1:34 Pastoral Care in Relation to Recent Social Problems, Dr. G. Hanson.
1:35 Minister of Education, Dr. Chamberlain.
1:36 Christianity and Society, Dr. Blizzard.
1:37 Field Work Practicum, Dr. J. Christy Wilson.
1:38 Old Testament History, Dr. Fritsch.
1:39 Old Testament Book Studies, Dr. Kuist.
1:40 New Testament Introduction, Dr. Piper.
1:41 New Testament History, Dr. Metzger.
1:42 Church History, Dr. N. Hope.
1:43 Church History - II, Dr. N. Hope.
1:44 Worship, Dr. Macleod.
1:45 Homiletics, Dr. James Clarke.
1:46 Christian Education, Dr. Wyckoff.


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