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  • Reading Groups | Wheaton
    Group Session Audio Wade Visual Tour Get Involved Donate Materials Volunteer Wade Center News and Events Reading Groups Reading Groups The Wade Center regularly runs book discussion groups Menu Reading Groups Bakke Auditorium Hansen Lectures Wade Publications Reading at the Wade Saturday mornings January 9 April 9 Williams Charles The Greater Trumps Regent MacDonald George Lilith Eerdmans This book discussion group facilitated by Dr Rolland Hein professor emeritus of English at Wheaton College meets at the Wade Center on Saturday mornings from 10 00am 11 00am during the school year In The Greater Trumps one of Charles Williams s most challenging and penetrating novels the central symbol is a pack of tarot cards which when properly commanded gives the seeker access into the central dance of the universe The novel shows how only the supreme power of Christian love as opposed to self seeking efforts for personal aggrandizement works in harmony with the ultimate nature of things It is on that higher plain that the true spiritual significance of life is played out MacDonald s final fantasy Lilith invites comparison with Dante s The Divine Comedy and Bunyan s The Pilgrim s Progress as works that portray imaginatively what makes for the soul s eternal health The protagonist Mr Vane stumbles into the mysterious and exciting world of Eternal Reality His strange adventures there together with the puzzling array of characters he meets give compelling mythic expression to the main tenets of MacDonald s theology Follow this Link to RSVP Syllabus College Bookstore Coupon We are still verifying books will be available at Wheaton College Bookstore Check back for coupon Audio recordings of the Wade Center s Saturday morning reading group discussions are free and available for download Reading groups are free and open to anyone who would like to

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  • Bakke Auditorium | Wheaton
    these public event spaces when combined with the spacious Kilby Reading Room all contribute to a well designed setting that delights researchers and visitors alike This beautiful building was the generous gift of Mary Wade daughter of Marion Wade and an anonymous donor Our New Addition The Bakke Auditorium our new addition to the Marion E Wade Center began construction in early December 2014 It is named for lead donors Stanley and Jeannette Bakke Wheaton Class of 1961 The Bakkes have had a longtime and close connection to the Wade Center dating back to their student days and friendship with our founder Clyde S Kilby In addition Stan has served on the Wade Center Board since 2006 Designed by our original building architect Terry Oppermann to reflect key elements of our main building the beautiful wood trim and lofty ceiling of the Bakke Auditorium are clearly reminiscent of the Kilby Reading Room As a result the Auditorium s warm ambience creates a splendid setting for a wide variety of events including lectures book discussions and seminars as well as dramatic and musical presentations Significantly since the number of attendees for many of our recent programs has exceeded the seating capacity of our classroom this lovely and adaptable new space will offer the Wade Center more versatility due to its flexible seating and increased capacity of 144 seats In brief the Bakke Auditorium is not only a wonderfully functional space but in keeping with the rest of our building it is a truly beautiful space that blends seamlessly with the existing Wade Center We are grateful for this new addition which will enable the Wade Center to explore new and creative ways to engage our visitors ever more winsomely with the words of our authors The Bakke Auditorium was dedicated on

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  • Ken and Jean Hansen Lectureship | Wheaton
    College Billy Graham was a roommate of Ken s while they were students at Wheaton College and lived with the Hansen family for a time Following Ken s graduation with an A B in religion and philosophy he became the pastor of Bethel Community Church from 1942 to 1944 It was at this church that Ken first met Marion E Wade Wade hired Hansen to begin working in his residential cleaning business which became Wade Wenger and Associates in 1947 offering moth proofing and rug cleaning services In 1954 the company name changed to ServiceMaster reflecting the quality cleaning services offered as well as the faith of Wade and the other founders in conducting their business with high moral and ethical standards in service to the Lord Hansen went on to become President and CEO of ServiceMaster from 1957 to 1973 Chairman of the Board in 1973 Vice Chairman at his retirement in 1981 and Director Emeritus and Advisor in 1987 Jean Hansen was very involved in Ken s work by providing gracious hospitality to business associates and clients Much of Jean s time was also spent caring for their beloved special son Kenny who had Down s Syndrome In addition to his work at ServiceMaster Ken Hansen actively served in the Christian Service Brigade and was a Trustee of Wheaton College from 1966 to 1978 He became a lifetime advisory trustee in 1978 Ken established thirteen scholarships at Wheaton College including the Billy Graham Center Scholarship Program and was instrumental in establishing the Marion E Wade Collection Hansen received an M B A from the University of Chicago in 1965 and was awarded an honorary LL D in 1966 from Wheaton College as well as Alumni of the Year in 1993 for distinguished service to society In 1991 Hansen was inducted into the American Business Hall of Fame Other previous inductees included John D Rockefeller Walt Disney and Henry Ford The Wheaton Leader May 8 1991 article announcing this event praised Hansen for combining business acumen with high ethical standards and moral values At home the Hansens strove to create an environment of warm hospitality where they could care for and encourage others Naming their house in Santa Barbara California Rivendell after Tolkien s elvish haven in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings they enjoyed welcoming visitors and providing refreshment for body and spirit Clyde and Martha Kilby were among their many guests in California Years earlier when living in Wheaton the Hansens had hosted a weekly evening book discussion group in their home this lively group led by Clyde Kilby covered works by the Wade authors and was greatly enjoyed by both Ken and Jean Indeed Walter Hansen son of Ken and Jean remembers great appreciation for the works of the Wade Center s authors being an important element of life in the Hansen home with regular readings and references to their books frequently a part of family conversations Ken and Jean had seven children Kenny

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  • Wade Publications | Wheaton
    Audio and Video on Tolkien Audio on Other Wade Authors Reading Group Session Audio Wade Visual Tour Get Involved Donate Materials Volunteer Wade Center News and Events Wade Publications Wade Publications Fall 2014 Book Launch The Pilgrim s Regress Wade Annotated Edition Menu Reading Groups Bakke Auditorium Hansen Lectures Wade Publications The Pilgrim s Regress The Wade Annotated Edition is a new edition of Lewis s first work of fiction loosely based on John Bunyan s The Pilgrim s Progress and his own early experience as a Christian David Downing R W Schlosser Professor of English at Elizabethtown College in Lancaster County Pennsylvania edited and introduced this edition Downing worked with the Wade Center to annotate this edition with never before published notes Lewis had made on a copy of the book owned by one of his students as well as with 500 additional clarifying annotations At times obscure The Pilgrim s Regress was the first book C S Lewis wrote after his conversion and it was his initial attempt to explain his own conversion as well as the experience he termed Joy Downing s work on the Wade Annotated Edition of the book adds clarity and historical and ideological context to this Lewis classic Below you will find images from the launch of the book at the Wade Center on September 19th 2014 You may learn more about the latest edition and its purpose in this interview the Wade Center did with David C Downing The book is published by Eerdmans Copies signed by editor David C Downing are available while supplies last at The Wade Center for 25 00 Images from the Book Launch Hear David C Downing s Talk Editor David C Downing came to the Wade Center September 19 2014 to speak on this new edition

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  • Collections & Services | Wheaton
    Wade Authors Reading Group Session Audio Wade Visual Tour Get Involved Donate Materials Volunteer Wade Center Collections Services Collections Services The Wade Center s diverse collection holdings are available for your use and enjoyment Menu Authors Collections Services Appraisals Collection Listings Duplication Services Kilby Research Grant Other Local Facilities Reading Room Applications Reading Room Guidelines Reference Questions Research Visits Get Involved Journal VII Media Gallery News and Events Welcome The mission of the Wade Center is to collect preserve and make available to the public all writings related to these seven British authors Owen Barfield G K Chesterton C S Lewis George MacDonald Dorothy L Sayers J R R Tolkien and Charles Williams The Kilby Reading Room named in honor of Clyde and Martha Kilby is a quiet space available for use by anyone interested in reading or researching these authors Readers are required to register to use the Reading Room but there is no fee The Wade Center materials are non circulating Additional materials from the collections are on display in our Museum Want to learn more about conducting archival research Click on the Using Archives icon to access the guide Using Archives A Guide to Effective Research written

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  • Appraisals | Wheaton
    Appraisals Collection Listings Duplication Services Kilby Research Grant Other Local Facilities Reading Room Applications Reading Room Guidelines Reference Questions Research Visits Journal VII Subscriptions Contents Submissions Support VII About the Journal Media Gallery Audio and Video on C S Lewis Audio and Video on Tolkien Audio on Other Wade Authors Reading Group Session Audio Wade Visual Tour Get Involved Donate Materials Volunteer Wade Center Collections Services Appraisals Appraisals Menu Appraisals Collection Listings Duplication Services Kilby Research Grant Other Local Facilities Reading Room Applications Reading Room Guidelines Reference Questions Research Visits The Wade Center is not able to offer appraisals on materials or quote suggested selling prices Please refer to the resources below for appraisal contacts and information The American Society of Appraisers http www appraisers org Appraisers Association of America http www appraisersassoc org Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America http www abaa org International League of Antiquarian Booksellers http www ilab org Useful websites for comparing prices on rare books http www bookfinder com http www abebooks com http www biblio com http www alibris com http www addall com http www bookbase com http www fetchbook info http www ebay com Share This Page Feedback Media Center Back to

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  • Collection Listings | Wheaton
    Appraisals Collection Listings Author Libraries Collections Overview Letters Manuscripts Sound and Video Recordings Duplication Services Kilby Research Grant Other Local Facilities Reading Room Applications Reading Room Guidelines Reference Questions Research Visits The Marion E Wade Center contains collections of materials related to each of the seven authors in a variety of media formats Descriptions for collections appear below with links to available listings and a link to our online catalog is on the right Updated listings and new catalog records are added frequently Any questions regarding the Wade Center holdings may be emailed to the attention of the archival staff at wade wheaton edu Overview of Materials Housed in the Collection A brief summary listing of the types of materials housed at the Wade Center Archival Materials Finding Aid Listings Archives are collections of various materials grouped by topic or common origin Finding aids are descriptive listings of the contents of each archive The Wade Center archives contain materials by about and related to the seven authors Book and Journal Listings We are in the process of adding our book and journal holdings to the Wheaton College campus library catalog More records will be added on a regular basis Books Owned by Wade Authors Listings of books that were in the possession of the seven authors now in the Wade Center s holdings Letter Collection Listings Letter Collection Listings Collections of original correspondence by to or about the seven Wade authors and their families and friends Manuscript Listings The manuscript holdings include handwritten or typed drafts of published or unpublished works by the seven Wade authors Sound and Video Recording Listings Collection listings of the recordings available for use in the Wade Center Reading Room Wade Center Collection Development Summary pdf This document summarizies the Wade Center s mission programs

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  • Duplication Services | Wheaton
    Wade Publications Collections Services Appraisals Collection Listings Duplication Services Kilby Research Grant Other Local Facilities Reading Room Applications Reading Room Guidelines Reference Questions Research Visits Journal VII Subscriptions Contents Submissions Support VII About the Journal Media Gallery Audio and Video on C S Lewis Audio and Video on Tolkien Audio on Other Wade Authors Reading Group Session Audio Wade Visual Tour Get Involved Donate Materials Volunteer Wade Center Collections Services Duplication Services Duplication Services Menu Appraisals Collection Listings Duplication Services Overview of Copying and Permissions Policies Photocopy Requests Photo Loan Request Kilby Research Grant Other Local Facilities Reading Room Applications Reading Room Guidelines Reference Questions Research Visits Overview of Copying and Permissions Policies A general guide to the regulations intended to protect copyrighted and fragile materials Please review these if you are submitting a duplication request Photocopy Requests For copies of materials from the Wade Center s collections Photo Loan Requests For authors publishers and other media consultants requesting use of an image owned by the Wade Center for publication purposes Digital Copying Policies For use of digital cameras while conducting research in the Reading Room pdf file Share This Page Feedback Media Center Back to Top The Marion E

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