Dr. Lester J. Start was a professor of philosophy and an ordained Baptist minister of the American Baptist Convention. He chaired the Kalamazoo College Philosophy Department from 1958-1986. This collection includes Start's biographical materials.

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  • What If There Were No Self? 

    Start, Lester J., 1919-2001 (1989-02-03)
    Text of Friday chapel address given at Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan on February 3, 1989.
  • The Sign of the Cross I 

    Start, Lester J., 1919-2001 (1980-07-06)
    Text of sermon given at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan on July 6, 1980.
  • The Real World 

    Start, Lester J., 1919-2001 (1986-04-18)
    Founders Day Address given at Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan on April 18, 1986.
  • Of Time and Eternity 

    Start, Lester J., 1919-2001 (1980-01-06)
    Text of sermon given at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan on January 6, 1980.
  • Jesus in the Wilderness 

    Start, Lester J., 1919-2001 (1955-02-20)
    Text of sermon given at First Baptist Church, Herkimer, New York on February 20, 1955 and at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan on February 24, 1980.
  • Jacob's Ladder 

    Start, Lester J., 1919-2001 (1977-09-30)
    Text of Friday chapel address given at Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan on September 30, 1977.
  • Discerning the Body 

    Start, Lester J., 1919-2001 (1979-11-04)
    Text of sermon given at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, on November 4, 1979.