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A Bibliography of Works by Bill Chrystal
Young Reinhold Niebuhr: His Early Writings, 1911-1931, Edited and with an Introduction by William G. Chrystal, Forward by John C. Bennett, 1977 (Paperback Edition 1982).
A Father’s Mantle: The Legacy of Gustav Niebuhr, Forward by Richard R. Niebuhr, 1982.
Hamilton by the Slice: Falling in Love with Our Most Influential Founding Father, 2009.
Goodbye Forever: The Diary of Orville A. Ralston, 85 Squadron RAF and 148 US Aero Squadron, 1917-1919, Edited and with an Introduction by William G. Chrystal, 2012.
Niebuhr Studies, Foreword by Douglas John Hall, 2012.
I Would Have Gone On and On: Hamilton Charles Deryk Upton, DFC in the Battle of Britain, 2012.
Thomas Jefferson Verses Alexander Hamilton: In Their Own Words, Edited and with an Introduction by William G. Chrystal, 2012.
Alexander Hamilton Working Papers, Number One, Edited by William G. Chrystal, 2013.
Secrets of the Founding Fathers, Edited by William G. Chrystal, Foreword by Janie Guill, 2014.
The Fellowship of Prayer, Lent 1987.
Possessing Your Inheritance: Elmhurst College, the Evangelical Synod and the Niebuhrs. The text of the 1986 Founder’s Day Lecture, February 11, 1986.
Historical Articles and Published Address (In chronological order)
“Nazi Party Election Films, 1927-1938,” Cinema Journal, vol. 15, no. 1 (Fall 1975), pp. 29-47.
“Reinhold Niebuhr and the First World War,” Journal of Presbyterian History, vol. 55, no. 3 (Fall 1977), pp. 285-298. This essay also appears in Martin E. Marty, ed., Modern American Protestantism and its World: Historical Articles on Protestantism in American Religious Life, vol.6, Protestantism and Social Christianity (Munich: G.K. Saur, 1992), pp. 194-207.
“To Hear God Speak: The Vision of Sammy Press,” A.D., vol. 6, no. 10 (October 1977), pp. 64-65.
“Interpreters of Our Faith: Gustav Niebuhr,” A.D., vol. 8, no. 6 (June 1979), pp. 19-21.
“Hope Does Not Disappoint Us: Ludwig S. Jacoby and German Methodism,” Perkins Journal, vol. 32, no. 4 (Summer 1979), pp. 31-43.
“A Man of the Hour and the Time: The Legacy of Gustav Niebuhr,” Church History, vol. 49, no. 4 (December 1980), pp. 416-432.
“The Young H. Richard Niebuhr,” Theology Today, vol. 38, no. 2 (July 1981), pp. 231-235.
“An Intolerable Extreme: Karl Barth and the Evangelical Synod,” Historical Intelligencer, vol. 1, no. 2 (Fall 1981), pp. 12-19.
“And Thanks for His Grace,” Congregational Journal, vol. 9, no. 1 (September 1983), pp. 29-35 (The text of an address sponsored by the Congregational Christian Historical Society, delivered in Lincoln, Nebraska, on the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the General Conference of German Congregational Churches, June 12, 1983).
“German Congregationalism,” in Hidden Histories in the United Church of Christ, Barbara Brown Zikmund, ed. (New York: Pilgrim Press, 1984), pp. 64-80. In slightly different form this essay appears in the Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, vol. 6, no. 2 (Summer 1983), pp. 31-39.
“A Beautiful Aceldama: Horace Bushnell in California, 1856-1857,” The New England Quarterly, vol. 57, no. 3 (September 1984), pp. 384-402.
“Samuel D. Press: Teacher of the Niebuhrs,” Church History, vol. 53, no. 4 (December 1984), pp. 504-521.
“John Robinson and William Ames: A New Look at Old Debates about Separatism,” Bulletin of the Congregational Library, vol. 36, no. 2 (Winter 1985), pp. 4-11.
“The Continuing Significance of Jonathan Edwards,” Congregational Journal, vol. 11, no. 3 (April 1986), pp. 34-39.
“Why Faith?” in Selected Lenten Meditations, Herbert H. Lambert, ed. (St. Louis: CBP Press, 1988), pp. 48-57.
“Wabuska’s Mystery Man,” Nevada Magazine, vol. 53, no. 3 (May/June 1993), pp. 66-72.
“The ‘Wabuska Mangler’ as Martyr’s Seed: The Strange Story of Edward P. Lovejoy,” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, vol. 37, no. 1 (Spring 1994), pp. 18-34.
“Orville ‘Tubby’ Ralston: Nebraska’s War Bird,” Nebraska History, vol. 76, no. 4 (Winter 1995), pp. 164-175.
“For America Now, Huzza! Revisiting Alexander Hamilton’s Favorite Song,” Delaware History, 33:3 (Spring-Summer 2011). pp. 141-152.
"A Newly Discovered 1774 Alexander Hamilton Essay: To the CITIZENS of New York, on the present critical Situation of Affairs," in Alexander Hamilton Working Papers, Number One, Edited by William G. Chrystal, 2013, pp. 7-20.
"An Unknown Alexander Hamilton Religious Poem," in Alexander Hamilton Working Papers, Number One, edited by William G. Chrystal, 2013, pp. 27-29.
"Veritas manga est et praevalebit (The truth is powerful and will prevail): An Early Hamilton Motto," in Alexander Hamilton Working Papers, Number One, Edited by William G. Chrystal, 2013, pp. 31-34.
"Elijah Lovejoy's Oration on the Fiftieth Anniversary of American Independence: An Essay Discovered," Maine History, 2014.
"Charles Hamilton of Gainesville: How Alexander Hamilton's Grandson Helped to Save the Iron Brigade in its First Major Battle," Wisconsin Magazine of History, Spring 2015.
Robert M. Bartlett, The Faith of the Pilgrims: An American Heritage (New York: United Church Press, 1977) in Bulletin of the Congregational Library, vol. 30, no. 1 (Fall 1978), 13-14.
Jerry A. Irish, The Religious Thought of H. Richard Niebuhr (Atlanta: John Knox, 1983) in Theology Today, vol. 41, no. 1 (April 1984), 135-36.
Jon Diefenthaler, H. Richard Niebuhr: A Lifetime of Reflections on the Church and the World (Macon: Mercer University Press, 1986) inChurch History, vol. 56, no. 4 (December 1987), 546-47.