Publication Date

Summer 7-2018


The collection documents the history of a Christian work-camp program called World Deputation which gave birth to the Berlin Fellowship, spanning the years 1950 through 1996. It consists of the correspondence, minutes, team reports and other documents involved in the ministry, in all, 5 boxes and 3 binders compiled by Ralph Hamburger, a key leader in the creation and continuation of the Fellowship. Included are copies of the book Tumbling Walls, the story of the Berlin Fellowship, and correspondence between its author, Walter James, and Berlin pastor Alfred Schroeder. Also part of the collection are an autobiographical sketch of Ralph Hamburger, "Eternally Grateful," and his correspondence with J.B. Phillips. Added in 2012, a talk he gave entitled “The Extended Hand of God.”

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Finding Aid


English; German


Material is property of Fuller Theological Seminary. Scholarly use permitted within parameters of copyright law.



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