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Dr. James J. Megivern Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-161

Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers and publications of Dr. James J. Megivern, with emphasis on the religious nature of his work.

Dates

  • 1977-2003

Conditions Governing Access

Portions of this collection are unprocessed. Contact the Special Collections Librarian in advance for information on access to this collection.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical Note

Dr. Megivern came to the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in August of 1974. His research concentration has centered on early Christian history, the New Testament, especially Gospel studies, and Christian ethics, especially capital punishment throughout history. Included in this collection are copies of articles and class discussions on comparative and non comparative religions and ideology from ancient to modern times and how nations and political parties have been affected. Dr. Megivern did extensive research on the death penalty resulting in the 1997 publication of The Death Penalty: an Historical & Theological Survey (Paulist Press, 1997). Dr. Megivern is at present Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion at UNCW.

Extent

31.2 Linear Feet (Contains 68 document boxes, 4 bankers boxes, and 1 oversize box)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Dr. James Megivern in 2004.
Title
Dr. James J. Megivern Collection
Status
Partially Processed
Author
Carroll R. Jones
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

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