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Arvid Fritiof Carlson (b. May 30, 1912 – d. June 22, 2006) joined Fuller Theological Seminary as Lecturer in Evangelism and Christian Life from 1950-1951. Lectures provided by Carlson and other colleagues supplemented the academic rigor at Fuller Seminary by emphasizing application of Christian faith in daily living. The Papers of Arvid F Carlson, 1939-2006 contains the autobiography, photographic reprints, and select sermons notes written by Carlson. The collection primarily includes typewritten sermon notes with annotations.
Background
Arvid Fritiof Carlson (b. May 30, 1912 – d. June 22, 2006) joined Fuller Theological Seminary as Lecturer in Evangelism and Christian Life from 1950-1951. Carlson’s first church assignment was with the Evangelical Mission Covenant in Eagle Rock, CA in 1936. Carlson attended BIOLA College, and graduated in 1939. He prepared for ordination at North Park College, Chicago, IL in 1943. Allergies prompted his return to California. From 1945 to 1963, Carlson became a traveling Covenant preacher and the youngest pastor of Pasadena Covenant Church in Pasadena, CA. His final church assignment was with the Evangelical Free Church in Felton, CA beginning in 1971. Arvid Carlson was also one of the first television preachers. He regularily provided a 3 minute sermon on The Campus Christian Hour, produced by Ralph Charmichael in Southern California. The “3 point sermon” defined his preaching style.
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1 Box, 0.5 linear feet
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Supervised use only. Scholarly use within parameters of copyright law.