Mennonite
Historical
Society

of Alberta

Carl Edward Hansen fonds

Title

Carl Edward Hansen fonds, 1.2 m., 1971-1985

Biographical History

Carl Edward Hansen, missionary, Bible School teacher and pastor, was born on 26 October 1941 in Roemary, Alberta, the son of Jens Peter Hansen and Elizabeth Winnifred Friesen.  He grew up on farms in Alberta and Ontario, graduated from Eastern Mennonite College, attended Eastern Mennonite Seminary and holds graduate degrees from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary (M.Div. 1971) and Fuller Theological Seminary (Th.M, 1985).  He married Vera Dorothy King in 1964.  Together they served as missionaries in several east African countries for more than 20 years.  Carl worked in pastoral ministry with the Salem Mennonite Church from 1875 to 1984.  The Hansens retured to Africa in 1985.  Carl is the author of the biographies of his grandparents, Jacob and Justina Friesen, published under the title Jacob and Justina: Pilgrims.  The Oddysey of a Family (Morgantown, PA: Masthof Press, 1998).

Scope and Content

The Carl Edward Hansen fonds consists of subject files containing sermons, sermon notes, printed material and clippings,. Most are arranged in accordance with the Rossin-Dewey Decimal Classification.  Guides to tha classification system are included.  The files were creaated and used during the yeras of the Hansens’ pastoral and teaching ministries.

Source of the Acquisition

After the Hansens left for Africa in 1985 the files came into the custody of Mary Burkholder, historian and archivist of the Northwest Mennontie Conference. She donated them to the Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta in 2014.

Access restrictions:None

Finding Aids: See File Inventory

Related Material:

MHSA archives Northwest Mennonite Conference fonds. MHSA archives T. D. Regehr Northwest Mennonite Conference collection.  MHSA archives Harry Stauffer collection; T. D. Regehr, Faith, Life and Witness in the Northwest, 1903-2003: Centennial History of the Northwest Mennonite Conferenc (Waterloo, ON: Pandora Press, 2003).

Notes: Accession 2014.006

File Inventory

BOX  1

150  General Psychology

157  Mental Illness

170 Ethics

171  Ethical Theories

171.4  Happiness

172  Political  Ethics

172.1 Conscientious Objectors

173  Family Ethics

173.1 Marriage

173.3  Ethics of Birth Control

174  Occupational  Ethics

174.6 Gambling

175  Recreational Ethics

176  Sexual Ethics

177 Social Relations

177.4  Dress

177.6  Courtship

178  Temperance and Intemperance

179  Other Ethical Topics

179.5  Oaths

179.7 Suicides

190  Modern Western Philosophy

201 philosophy and theories

207  Study Teaching

208  Collections

210  Natural Theology

213  Creation of  Universe and Earth

215  Religion and Science

217  Worship

220 Bible

220.1  Bible Origins

BOX 2

220.12  Canon

220.13 Inspiration

220.15  Prophetic Messages

220.2  Concordance and Indexes

223.3  Dictionary and Encyclopedias

220.4  Original Text and Early Versions

220.5 Modern Version of the Bible

220.6  hermeneutics [Exegesis]

220.9  Biblidal Geography and History

220.93  Biblical Archeology

221  Old Testemen

t222  Historical Books

222.11 Genesis

222.12  Exodus

222.16  Ten Commandments

222.2  Joshua

223  Poetic Books

224  phrophetic Books

224.1  Isaiah

224.8 Amos

225  New Testament

226.22 New Testament

226.2 Mathew

226.3  Mark

226.4  Luke

226.5  John

226.6  Acts of the Apostles

226.9  Lord’s Prayer

227.1  Romans

227.2   1 Corinthians

227.3  2 Corinthians

227.4  Galations

227.5  Ephesians

227.6  Philippians

227.7  Colossians

227.8  Tessalonians

227.83  1  Timothy

227.4    2  Timothy

227.86  Philemon

227.92  1  Peter

227.93  2  Peter

Box  3

227.94  1  John

227.96  3  john

227.97  Jude

228  Revelations

230  Doctrinal Theology

231  Doctrines relating to God

231.1   God The Father, Creator

231.2  God the Son, Redeemer

231.3  God Holy Ghost [ Holy Spirit] Giver of Life Sanctification

231.31  Holy Spirit  as Teacher

231.6  Divine love and Wisdom

231.7Divine Law

231.73  Miracles

231.8  Theodicy

232  Christology

232.1  Incarnation and Messianic  Christology

232.2  Logos [word of God]

232.3  Atonement

232.4  Sacrifice

232.5  Ressurrection

232.6  Second Coming

232.7  Judgment

232.8  Divinity of Jesus Christ

232.9  Life of Christ

232.91  Mary, the Mother of Jesus

232.95  Calling of the Apostles

232.963  Crucificion

233  Man

233.2  Sin

233.7  Freedom of Man

234  doctrines Relating To Salvation [Soterology]

234.1  Grace

234.2  Faith

234.3  Redemption

234.4  Regeneration

234.5  Repentence

BOX  4

234.6  Obedience

234.7   Sanctification

235  Doctrine  Related To Saints, Angles, Devils

236  Eschatology

236.1  Death

236.3  Millennium

236.8  Resurrection of Dead

236.9  Last  judgement

237  Future State [ Life After Death]

237.4  Heaven

237.5  Hell

238  Christian Creed and Confession Of Faith

238.11  Apostles’  Creed

238.3-9  Other Christian Creed and Confessions of Faith

2378.5  Westminister Confession

239  Apologetics

240  Devotional and Practical Theology

241  Moral  Theology

241.1  Christian Consciences

242  Meditation  and Contemplation

242.2 Daily Devalions

242.3   Meditaion For Religious Occasions

242.33  Christmas

242.36  Easter

242.37  Mother’s Day

243  Evangelistic  Writings

245  Hymnology

234.3  Biolgraphy of Hymn Writers

246  Christian Symbolism

247  Sacred Furniture and Vestment

248  Personal Religion

248.24  Converets and Conversion

248.37  Collection Of Private Prayers

248.4  Christian Life

249  Family Worship

250  Pastoral Theology

251  Pastoral Theology

252.4  Practical Sermons

252.5  Sermons for  the Young People

252.61  Christians sermons

252.63  Easter  Sermons

252.67  Other Religions Holidays and Fast  Days

252.7  Consecrations, Ordinations  Instalation Sermons

253  Pastors

253.2   Pastoral Life

BOX  5

253.5  Pastoral Counseling

253.53  Pre- marital

253.7  Personal  Evangelism

254  Church and Parish  Administration

254.2  Urban Church Work

254.3  Radio and TV  in  Religious Work

254.62  Church  Membership

254.8 Church Finance

258  Other Psrish Activities

259.2  Ministry to youth

259.7  Cell Groups

260  Christian Church

506  The Christian Church

261  Chritian Social Theology

261.2  Christian and Other Religions

261.5  Christian and Growth  Of   Knowledge

261.63  Christianity and War

261.7  Christianity and Civil Government

BOX  6

261.8  Christianity and Socioeconomic Problems

261.83  Race Relatiions and Church

262  Church Government  and   Organization

262.1  Governing Leaders

262.oo1  Ecumentical Movement

262.5   Vatican Council

253  Sabbath  and Sunday

264  Ritual and Liturgy  Of Public Worship

264.1  Public Prayer

264.2  Music in Public Worship

264.3  Scripture Readings

264.4 Responsive Readings

264.9  Public Worship Church Year Mo, Wk, Day

265  Sacrements

265.1  Baptism

265.1  Church Growth

265.1  Evangalism  Ideas

265.3  Eucharist

265.4  Ordination

265.5  Matrimony

265.62  Confession

265.85  Religious  ceremonies  for th dead

265.9  Other  Acts

266  Mission

266.022  City Missions

267  Christian  Religious Association

267.15  Salvation Army

267.6  Religious Societies Of Young People

268  Religous Education

268.01  Functions – Aims

268.146  Building Up Attendance

268.33  Administration – Supervision

268.332  Pastor – Associate Pastor

BOX  7

268.336  Librarian

268.37  Teachers  268.37  Success Kit for Sunday School Teachers

268.371  Qualifications and Personality Paul – Timothy Program

Seminar on Volunteerism

268.372  Training [ of Teachers]  Success Kit, for Sunday School Teachers

Teachers Meetings

268.3721  Workshop For Training

268.3722   Manuals and Hand books For Training

268.4 Organization [ Stucture of the School]

268.422  Extension Department

268.432 Children’s Divisions [ages 1-12]

268.433 Young People’s Divisions [ Ages  13-24]

268.434  Adult Division

268.436  Correspondence  Courses

268.4374  Vacation Bible School

268.4375  Christian Day Schools

268.4378  Bible School, Colleges, Seminaries

268.6  Materials and Methods [ Of Instructions]

268.635  Visual Instructions [Visual Aids]

269  Public Spiritual Renewal

269.2  Revival and Camp meetings

270  Christian Church History

270.6  Reformation and Counter Reformations 1517- 1648

270.8  Modern Church 1789

272  Persecution

273  Heresies

275  History Of Christian Church In Asia

276  History Of  Christian Church In Africa

280  Christian Church and Sects

280.1  Ecumenical Movement

281.2  Apostolic Church To  100 AD

281.7  Coptic Ethiopian  Orthodox Church

281.9 Eastern Orthodox Church

282  Roman Catholic  Church

283  Anglican Churches

284 Protestantism

284.3  Anabaptism

284.6  Moravian  Church

286  Baptist Churches

286.6  Church of Christ

289  Other Chritian Sects0

289.3  Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter -Day Saints [ Mormans]

289.5  Church Of Christ , Scientist

289.7  Mennonite Churches

289.721  Eastern Mennonite Collages

290 Other Religions

301  Youth ministery-ideas , resources

3o1  Youth Bible Study

301  Youth Leadership  Workshop

BOX  8

301  Youth ministery, Quiz

301   MYO  Sponsers Job Discription

301  SEM  Preaching

301  Principles of Sociology

301   A Pocryphal Summaries

301  Modern Religions Movement

301   Conflict Resolution

301   Marriage and Family Councilling

301  Principles of Christian  Education  201

301   Christian Education 401

301   General  Psychology

301    Christian Living  102

301    Christian Living Notes

301  Introduction to Literature

301   New Testament  101

301   Pastor’s  Wife

301   Teaching Children Creativity

301   Family Ideas  Recipies

301.451   American Indians

330    Economics

335   Economic  Ideologies

335.43  Communism

335.7  Christian  socialism

341.13  United Nations

360   Social Welfare

362.6   Old Age

364   Crime

364.7   Punishment  Crime

370   Education

390  Customs of Folklore

600   Technology( Applied Science)

614.88    First Aid

630   Agriculture

700   The arts

720   Architecture

726   Ecclesiastical  Buildings

800   Literature

808   Literary Compositions

808.1  Poetry  Religious

808.2   Christian Drama

808.3   Fiction (Christianity)

821    Poetry  Collections

920   Biography

922   Religions Leaders     John  Wesley’s Life and Thought

930   Ancient  History

947   Russia

950   Asia

951   Middle   East

960   Africa