Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains some of the personal papers of Edward William Fudge, which chronicle his research on the Bible and Christian doctrine. This collection includes research and notes, research outlines, periodicals, tracts, audio recordings, sermon manuscripts, correspondence, and material related to his book, The Fire That Consumes.
Edward William Fudge (1944-2017) received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Abilene Christian University and completed his J.D. at the University of Houston College of Law. He has served as preacher in Athens, Alabama and in St. Louis. In 1982 he moved to Houston, Texas and began practicing law.
Fudge is best known for his research and publications on hell and the doctrine of annihilationism, or conditionalism. His book, The Fire That Consumes, is the result of this research. Fudge has also published many other books and scholarly articles.
Edward William Fudge
The processors retained the original order as received as much as possible.
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Churches of Christ--Alabama (Athens)
Extent of Collection
6 linear feet (12 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #76
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Edward William Fudge Papers, 1969-2012. Center for Restoration Studies MS #76. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.
Finding Aid created by
Kayla Sanderson, Brady Cox, Ron Longwell, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz, Brianna Mullins, Avery Reinoehl
Fudge, Edward William, 1944-