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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 608

Killinger, Paul E., 1926-1996. Sermons, 1950-1970.

Sermons of Unitarian minister, Paul E. Killinger, as well as an original typed manuscript. The papers span 1950-1970


  • 1950-1970.


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2 boxes

The collection consists of Killinger's sermons written between 1950 and 1970. Most of the sermons were composed between 1958 and 1967. It also includes a typed manuscript entitled "Some Observations on Unitarianism as a Social Movement."

Biographical / Historical

Paul Edward Killinger (1926-1996) was born in Buffalo, New York. He served in the navy from 1944 to 1946 and married Loretta Elizabeth Muszalski shortly after his graduation from the University of Buffalo in 1949. He received an STB from Harvard Divinity School in 1953 and was ordained a Unitarian minister the following year. He subsequently ministered to churches in Stow, Massachusetts; Bloomington, Indiana; Anaheim, California; and Flint, Michigan. He founded the Bloomington Planned Parenthood Association and Clinic in 1962 and later served as president of Flint Community Planned Parenthood from 1970 to 1972. He retired from the ministry in 1974.

Acquisition Information

Gift of James D. Hunt, 1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Swartz.
Link to catalog
Killinger, Paul E., 1926-1996. Sermons, 1950-1970: A Finding Aid.
Andover-Harvard Theological Library

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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