Justo L. González papers
Scope and Contents
These materials are the personal and professional papers of Justo L. González, one of the most notable figures in Hispanic theology.
This collection includes organizational papers, correspondence, manuscripts, lecture and class materials, and other material from the 1970s to 2004.
- 1937 - 2004
Language of Materials
English and Spanish
Conditions Governing Access
There are no special restrictions to access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.
Biographical / Historical
Justo González, born on August 9, 1937 in Havana, Cuba, is a Cuban American Methodist historian and theologian. He is a notable author and influential contributor to the develpoment of Hispanic theology.
González attended United Seminary in Cuba. Later he received his M.A. from Yale and went on to become the youngest person to receive a doctorate in historical theology at Yale.
González taught at the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico, the Chandler School of Theology of Emory University, Columbia Theological Seminary, and at the Interdenominational Theological Center.
He remains one of the most influential voices in Hispanic theology and has authored numerous works, including The Story of Christianity, A History of Christian Thought, and others, many of which are used as college and seminary textbooks today.
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Justo González is a Cuban American Methodist theologian and historian. These materials are his personal and professional papers.
These materials have been reorganized as there was no discernable order within the collection in its orignal state. The collection has been organized into the following series:
- Published and Unpublished Works
- Lectures and Speeches
- Course Papers
- Mixed Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Justo González papers were donated directly by the creator in 2003. Boxes pertaining to the Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI) were received after the inital 11 and have been added to this collection.
- Justo L. González papers
- Kaitlin Montague Alexandra Plante
- October 2016
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- Language of description note
- English and Spanish