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J. Stilson Judah: New Religious Movements Collection
GTU 95-6-01  
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Description
The collection consists mainly of Library director N. Stilson Judah's materials on New Religious Movements. There is some personal materials that reflect Judah's interest in tennis and ballroom dancing and an oral history about his life.
Background
J. Stillson Judah (1911-2000), GTU library director from 1966 to 1976, was a pioneer in the early scholarly study of New Religious Movements in Berkeley in the 1970's, writing many articles and papers about the various groups. He published Jehovah's Witnesses and History and Philosophy of the Metaphysical Movement in 1964. In 1974, Hare Krishna and the Counterculture was published. Among the book chapters and articles that he wrote were several that were seminal in the field of New Religious Movements.
Extent
16 boxes

11 linear ft.
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Graduate Theological Union as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.