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J. Rodman Williams Collection

This guide is designed as an aid to researching the J. Rodman Williams Collection. It includes biographical info, a literature review, and a link to materials on the Library’s digital repository. An inventory of the Collection is in progress.

Description

The J. Rodman Williams Collection

Dr. J. Rodman Williams (1918–2008), was a Presbyterian Charismatic theologian and professor of renewal theology at Regent University in Virginia Beach. He is widely regarded as the father of modern renewal theology.

 

In 2009, Dr. Williams’ family donated his papers to Regent University. The J. Rodman Williams Collection, is comprised of hundreds of documents from his life and work as a pastor and scholar, dating back to 1940. Included in the Collection are diaries, memoirs, correspondence, photographs, typescripts, interviews, periodical clippings, AV recordings, and other primary source materials. Also included are selected theological and other scholarly monographs from Dr. Williams’ personal library with his handwritten notes and underlinings.

Featured Pictures

J. Rodman Williams during his years on the Regent School of Divinity faculty (1982-2000)

J. Rodman Williams during his years on the Regent School of Divinity faculty (1982-2000)

J. Rodman Williams meets Pope Paul VI in Rome in 1976 as part of the Catholic-Pentecostal-Charismatic Dialogue of the 1970s

J. Rodman Williams meets Pope Paul VI in Rome in 1976 as part of the Catholic-Pentecostal-Charismatic Dialogue of the 1970s