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Vol. 13, No. 2 — Summer 2018

  • From the Director
  • Ho'okupu: An Offering at the Haystack Bicentennial
  • What a Hawaiian Bible Can Tell You
  • What We're Reading
  • New England's Hidden Histories in the News
  • History's Mysteries


Vol. 13, No. 1 — Winter 2017

  • From the Director
  • Congregationalists & Christmas
  • Learning More: Christmas at the Congregational Library & Archives
  • Darkness on the Land of Light or Light on the Land of Darkness?
  • Rare Books: Hidden Gems of Our Collection
  • History's Mysteries


Vol. 12, No. 3 — Summer 2017

  • From the Director
  • In Brainerd's Shadow: David and Alice Bacon's Quixotic Mission, 1800-1804
  • The Short Life of Rev. Edward Warren, American Board Missionary to Ceylon
  • Language Study and Mission to the Indians: John Eliot and Roger Williams


Vol. 12, No. 2 — Spring 2017

  • From the Director
  • New Light on Old Stories: An Insider's Look at New England's Hidden Histories
  • The Many and Sudden Deaths: Distempered Awakening at the First Congregational Church of Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1735-1740
  • Look Back and Wonder: Our Transcriptoin Volunteers Discover Hidden Histories
  • Transcribers Par Excellence
  • New England Beginnings


Vol. 12, No. 1 — Winter 2016

  • From the Director
  • Transformation of a National Icon: George Whitefield and the American Revolution
  • All Heart: Portraits of George Whitefield
  • Abigail Roberts: An Early Christian Evangelist
  • Finding God in Boston Common


Vol. 11, No. 3 — Winter 2015

  • From the Director
  • Redeeming the American Dream: The Gilded Age Gospel of Social Salvation
  • The Social Gospel and the Legacies of Walter Rauschenbusch, Henry Hugh Proctor, and Georgia Harkness
  • Union Made
  • The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past; Dr. Kenneth Minkema Interviews Peggy Bendroth
  • Images from the Chicago Theological Seminary Collection of Community Renewal Society Records


Vol. 11, No. 2 — Summer 2015

  • From the Director
  • Ruling Justly in the Fear of God
  • Henry Ward Beecher, Activist in Brooklyn
  • Moral Suasion vs Insurrection: The Abolitionists' Struggle with violent Opposition to Slavery Through the Eyes of Adin Ballou
  • An Anti-Slavery Church in Washington, D.C.: An Interview with David R. Bains


Vol. 11, No. 1 — Spring 2015

  • From the Director
  • "Thy Love Enflame In Mee": How a Puritan Pastor's Poetry Shaped My Life
  • Poetry of Dissent: An Interview with George Southcombe
  • From Whence Comes a Poem?
  • Congregationalists in London
  • Banned in Boston: William Pynchon's The Meritorious Price of Our Redemption


Vol. 10, No. 3 — Winter 2014

  • From the Director
  • Congregationalism Reimagined: Local Church Life and the Disestablishment of Religion in Early-Nineteenth Century Massachusetts
  • American Congregationalists and the Challenge of Evangelical Religion: An Interview with George Marsden
  • Provenance Noted
  • Stories from the Sea: The Boston Athenaeum/Congregational Library Fellowship
  • The Strange Becomes Farmiliar


Vol. 10, No. 2 — Summer 2014

  • From the Director
  • The "Unease of Staid Congregationalists": American Missionaries, Zulu Christians, and the Mission Reserve Lands
  • " is clear something is wrong here!" Inanda Seminary's Survival Under Apartheid
  • A Conversation with Busie Mdladla
  • From the Arhives: Chicago Community Renewal Society's Records Available for Reserch
  • The Kansas City Statement
  • Mather Redux Review


Vol. 10, No. 1 — Spring 2014

  • From the Director
  • Hannah Mather Crocker and Cotton Mather: Voices for Women's Education, 100 Years and Two Generations Apart
  • Hannah Mather Crocker's Humerous Political History of Boston's Early Churches
  • A Conversation with Cotton Mather Scholar Reiner Smolinsku
  • A Most Significant and Stirring Episode


Vol. 9, no. 2 — Winter 2013

  • From the Director
  • The Religious Roots of American Public Education
  • From Social Gospel to Civil Rights: The Council for Social Action, 1934-1957
  • Book Review: Sarah Osborn's World