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[PCUSANEWS] Historical Society names award winners
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Wed, 14 Apr 2004 13:36:05 -0500
Note #8194 from PCUSA NEWS to PRESBYNEWS:
April 14, 2004
Historical Society names award winners
by Jerry L. Van Marter
LOUISVILLE - The Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS) has announced the
eight winners of its annual awards and grants for historical publishing and
The winners of the 2003 Francis Makemie Award for outstanding books
about American Presbyterian or Reformed history are Bonnie Sue Lewis, for
Creating Christian Indians: Native Clergy in the Presbyterian Church
(University of Oklahoma Press, 2003); and Rick Nutt. for Many Lamps, One
Light: Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, a 150th Anniversary
History (Eeerdmans, 2002).
The 2003 Robert Lee Stowe Award, for a historical study of an
American Presbyterian or Reformed congregation, was won by Valley Creek
Presbyterian Church in Selma, AL, for Valley Creek Presbyterian Church: Her
Life and Times, 1817-2000, by Estelle McCarthy (privately published, 2002).
Three churches received Heritage Microfilming Grants to help pay for
the preservation of historical records: Sherwood Presbyterian Church in
Columbus, GA; Portland Avenue Presbyterian Church in Louisville; and First
Presbyterian Church in Skagway, AK.
Representatives of two churches received inaugural William Black
Lodge Scholarships to attend PHS' annual Local Church History Seminar:
Sherwood Presbyterian in Columbus and Bethesda Presbyterian Church in
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