Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to Roman Catholic and Anglican attitudes to nuclear disarmament

  • Wilkins, Maurice, 1916-2004 Ruston, Fr. Roger Runcie, Robert A. K.
Date:
1979-1980
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K/PP178/11/11/2
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Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)
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Correspondence, copy articles and draft discussion papers, including: letter from Wilkins to Father Roger Ruston, Roman Catholic theologian, Dec 1980, requesting background information for the planned meeting of Nobel Prize winners and Pope John Paul II, Dec 1980; reply from Ruston enclosing papers prepared for the International Justice and Peace Commission of the Bishops of England and Wales; draft papers by Ruston, ‘The morality of nuclear weapons’ and ‘Nuclear deterrent policies and the individual Christian conscience’; copy extracts from Faith and science in an unjust world (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979); photocopy text of speech by Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, on nuclear disarmament, Nov 1980, and letter to Wilkins from Gen Sir John Winthrop Hackett (former Principal, King’s College London), Jul 1980, detailing his justification for a nuclear deterrent. Original file title ‘Ruston and Runcie’.

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1979-1980

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1 file

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Wilkins, Maurice; King's College London; Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Part of this file contains personal data and is closed. The rest of the file is open and available at King’s College London, Archives and Special Collections, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form. Restricted until 1 January 2087.

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The original material is held at King’s College London, Archives and Special Collections. This catalogue is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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