Fonds Small collections box "P", file 8. - Archie Penner fonds

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Archie Penner fonds

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CA CMBS Small collections box "P", file 8.

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  • 1994 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records

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Archie Penner was born on December 18, 1917 in Landmark, Manitoba. After grade school he attended the Winnipeg Bible Institute. He also graduated from Goshen College in 1950 and 1954, Wheaton College Graduate School in 1954, Winona Lake School of Theology in 1971, and Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. On May 18, 1947 he married Elvira Friesen, who was born July 11, 1926. Together they had three children. Archie Penner has taught at the Steinbach Bible Institute, Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Malone College, and Ashland Theological Seminary. He was one of the founding members of Red Rock Bible Camp in Manitoba and the first moderator of the newly organized Evangelical Mennonite Conference (formerly know as the Kleine Gemeinde) in 1959. For many years he has been a pastor and minister at various churches in the U.S.A. and Canada. As of 2001 he resided with his wife near Kola, Manitoba.

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These records were collected by his colleague, Doreen Klassen, while she taught at Steinbach Bible Institute.

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This fonds consists of essays and papers regarding Anabaptist/Mennonite issues that revolve around the New Testament such as a examination of the theology in Kleine Gemeinde sermons, the cross, the atonement and the salvation of infants, Biblical concept of election, the theology of Menno Simons.

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Described by Conrad Stoesz May 23, 2001

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