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Archives and Special Collections at Southeastern: Rogers, Max papers

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Max Rogers papers, 1937-1961

Creator(s): Rogers, Max (1932-1996) 
Date(s): 1937-1961
Extent: 5.4 cubic feet
Biographical Note:

Max Rogers was born in Richmond, Virginia, on February 19, 1932.  Rogers grew up in Durham, North Carolina, and earned Bachelor of Arts from Duke University. After Duke, Rogers continued his educational career at Union Theological Seminary in New York City where he studied under Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich and earned a Bachelor of Divinity. Rogers stayed in New York to earn a Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia University. Following his Doctorate, Rogers did post-doctoral work at the University of Munster in West Germany.

Rogers’ teaching career began with a position at the Brooklyn Friends School in Brooklyn, New York, and continued with a position at Columbia University in New York City. In 1960, Rogers accepted a position teaching Old Testament at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Rogers would stay at Southeastern until his death in 1996.

Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of the notes taken by Max Rogers during his time as a student in graduate-level seminary courses. Much of what is contained within this collection is Rogers’ own work, such as notes and papers, with the inclusion of pieces written by some professors and other students. The contents of this collection give insight into the various courses Rogers took during his academic career. 

Language(s): English
Conditions Governing Access:  This collection is open for research 
Processing History: Finding Aid created by Charles Haley, Archives Assistant, October 2018.
Preferred Citation: Max Rogers papers, Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC.
Repository: Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC
Resource Identifier:  ARC 056
Subjects and Access Points:
Tillich, Paul, 1886 - 1965
Niebuhr, Reinhold
Old Testament studies
New Testament studies
Biblical studies
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary