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Francis Nigel Lee

Manuscript Collection #099
Box #319

Content Summary: A synthetic collection, gathered by the staff of the Historical Center.

Span dates: 1963-1988 Size: 0.5 cu. ft. (one box)

Access: This collection is open to researchers.

Preferred citation:
Francis Nigel Lee Manuscript Collection, PCA Historical Center, St. Louis, Missouri.

Related Collections:
Morton H. Smith Manuscript Collection; Presbyterian Cartoonists Collection (Vic Lockman)

[5 December 1934 - 23 December 2011]

Biographical Sketch—
"Dr. Lee was born in England in 1934 and was baptized into the Roman Catholic Church. as a small child he moved with his parents to South Africa where he grew up as a Roman Catholic and later as an atheist. He was converted in 1957 and since that time has been actively involved in the work of the Kingdom. He holds the B.A., M.A. and LL.B. degrees from the University of Capetown. He holds the B.D., Th.M. and Th.D. degrees from the Dutch Reformed Theological Seminary at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, and the Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Natal.

Dr. Lee is a lawyer of the Supreme Court of the Republic of South Africa, but he is also an ordained minister and was pastor of the Dutch Reformed congregation of Winterton for several years. He is the author of many scholarly articles as well as books. Among his better known volumes in addition to his work on the Sabbath are: Communism vs. Creation, A Christian Introduction to the History of Philosophy, and Calvin on the Sciences.

Box #tba

ƒ01—Finding Aid

ƒ02—Lee, Francis Nigel, “Bible Christianity Versus Unscriptural Pacifism,” by Dr. N. Lee, Shelton College, April 24, 1967. Mimeograph copy, 11 p.

ƒ03—Lee, Francis Nigel, “The Biblical Theory of Christian Education,” by Dr. Francis Nigel Lee, dated April 1967. Photocopy, 24 p.

ƒ04—Philosophy and the Bible. [Shelton, NJ: Shelton College]: 1967. Pb. 10 p. Accession #019a105002.

ƒ05—Lee, Francis Nigel, Communism versus Christianity. Pittsburgh, Penna.: Laymen's Commission of the American Council of Christian Churches, n.d. Pb, 20 p. Note: "...the present article being the text of his Boston address given at the July 1967 New England Rally for God, Family and Country." Accessoin #020a015000.

ƒ06—Lee, Francis Nigel, A Christian Introduction to the History of Philosophy. Nutley, NJ: Craig Press, 1969. Pb, [4], 249 p.; 21 cm. Inscribed by the author: “To Howard, In Christ, Nik.” Accession #000a013000.

ƒ07—Communism Versus Creation. Nutley, NJ: The Craig Press, 1969. Pb, xii, 252 p. Accession #019a105004.

ƒ08—The Covenantal Sabbath: The weekly Sabbath scripturally and historically considered. London: Lord's Day Observance Society, 1969. Hb, xi, 343 p. Inscribed by the author: "Morton, In Christ, F.N. Lee" Accession #019a105005.

ƒ09—Lee, Francis Nigel, The Westminster Confession and Modern Society. Edinburgh: Scottish Reformed Fellowship, 1972. Pb, 16 p.; 19 cm. Accession #003a190001.

ƒ10—Lee, Francis Nigel, The Origin and Destiny of Man. Memphis, TN: Christian Studies Center, 1974. Pb, vi, 119 p.; 21 cm. Accession #000a012000.

ƒ11—The Christian Manifesto of 1984. (An Answer to the Communist Manifesto of eighteeen forty-eight). Prospect Heights, IL: Christian Liberty Press, 1976. Pb, 14 p. Accession #019a105001.

ƒ12—The Central Significance of Culture. S.l.: Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing Co., 1976. Pb, xiv, 150 p. Inscribed by the author to Morton H. Smith; dedicated to Robert M. Metcalf, Jr. Accession #019a105003.

ƒ13—Lee, Francis Nigel, “The General Ministry of All Christians or the Office of All Believers (Dr. F.N. Lee). Undated paper, legal-size format, 8 p. “1978” written in upper right corner of first page.

ƒ14—Lee, Francis Nigel, Catechism Before Communion! (Why baptized children need catechizing before first communing at teenage). Doctoral dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Lackland, Fl: Whitefield Theological Seminary, 1988. Spiral bound, 274 p.; 28 cm. Accession #019a037018.

ƒ15—Lee, Francis Nigel, “How May We Confess Christ in a Twentieth Century Expression of the Westminster Confession of Faith to a Changing Hostile Society,” undated paper, with annotations, "by Prof. Dr. N. Lee, Chairman, Philosophy Department, Shelton College, Cape May, New Jersey" [location crossed out]; typescript, 23 p. [Note: This is a paper delivered by Dr. Lee at Faith Theological Seminary in the 1967-68 school year

ƒ16—Lee, Francis Nigel, Have You Been Neglecting Your Baby?: On the serious consequences of withholding baptism from infants of Christians. Tallahassee, FL: Dr. Francis Nigel Lee, Minister, Wildwood Presbyterian Church, n.d. [Jesus Lives series, #1]. Pb, 13 p.; 22 cm.

ƒ17—Lee, Francis Nigel, Christocracy and the Divine Savior’s Law for All Mankind. Tallahassee, FL: Dr. Francis Nigel Lee, Minister, Wildwood Presbyterian Church, n.d. [Jesus Lives series, #2]. Pb, 25 p.; 22 cm.

ƒ18—Lee, Francis Nigel, Are the Mosaic Laws for Today? Tallahassee, FL: Dr. Francis Nigel Lee, Minister, Wildwood Presbyterian Church, n.d. [Jesus Lives series, #6]. Pb, 52 p.; 22 cm. Accession #003a190002.

ƒ19—Lee, Francis Nigel, Creation and Commission: A New Translation and Commentary on Genesis One through Three. Tallahassee, FL: Dr. Francis Nigel Lee, Minister, Wildwood Presbyterian Church, n.d. [Jesus Lives series, #?]. Pb, 40 p.; 22 cm. Accession #003a190003.

ƒ20—Lee, Francis Nigel, Tongues at Corinth: Languages, not Ecstasies! [web printout, accessed 12 March 1998; 25 p.]

ƒ21—The Anabaptists and Their Stepchildren. S.l.: Published and Foreword by Rev. Richard Bacon, n.d. Spiral bound, 62 p.; 28 cm. Accession #019a105006,


1. Dissertations:
The Sabbath before Sinai : Its Biblico-Historical Significance. Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, Thesis (B.D.), 1963. 183 leaves.

Muhammad in die Bybel? : Is Muhammad in die Bybel voorspel?  Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, Skripsie (M. Th.), 1964.  125 p.

The Sabbath and the Divine Covenant.  Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, Thesis (D. Th.), 1966.  4 vol.

2. Articles & Books:
The Ruling Eldership
(Kosciusko, Miss., 1977)

The Ministry of the Word (Supplement to the PCA Commissioner’s Handbook, 1978, pp. 2137-2192)


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