B.A. degree from Ohio Wesleyan, 1920; Bachelor of Sacred Theology (1924) and Master of Arts in Social Ethics degree from BostonUniversity. Installed as an RCA minister by the Classis of New York, 1932. Senior minister at the historic Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan, 1932-1984. Served as president of the General Synod of the RCA. Through his work in media, he became known as the “Minister to Millions.” Of his 46 books, he is known most for the highly influential The Power of Positive Thinking, published in 1952 with sales of over 20 million copies. His radio talk show, “The Art of Living,” continued for 54 years. He started the most widely published religious magazine, Guideposts, in 1945. The collection consists of writings about Peale in articles, clippings, and publications, along with the writings by Peale, including articles, booklets, radio addresses, a handbook, and sermons.
Repository citation: Western Theological Seminary, "W88-0092. Peale, Norman Vincent (1898-1993). Papers, 1940-1970. 1.00 linear ft." (2013). Collection Registers and Abstracts. Paper 636.
June 21, 2013.