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Record Number: 31202


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Books specially studied during furlough. 19171918.

The World & the Gospel. J. H. Oldham. S.V.M.U.
The Valley of Decision. Burroughs. Longmans.
Ordeal by Battle. F. S. Oliver. Macmillan.
Ecclesiastes. Devine. Macmillan
The Jesus of History. Glover.
In Christ. A. J. Gordon. Hodder & Stoughton.
The Manhood of the Master. Fosdick S.C.M.
The Meaning of Prayer. Fosdick. S.C.M.
The Creed of a Churchman. Various Longmans
The Problem of Pain. MacFadyen.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 21 Apr 1917 and 5 Jul 1918

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Croydon, London
specific address: Berkeley Lodge, Haling Park Road

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Albert Ruskin Cook

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

2 Mar 1870

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Medical Missionary, Church Missionary Society

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Edgar McFadyen

Title:

Problem of Pain: A Study in the Book of Job

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

31202

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Albert Ruskin Cook

Title:

Diary 1918

Location:

Wellcome Library, London

Call No:

PP/COO/G33

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

List written in memoranda section at beginning of diary.

Citation:

Albert Ruskin Cook, Diary 1918, Wellcome Library, London, PP/COO/G33, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=31202, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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