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This collection of essays honors Thomas Tredway on his retirement as President of Augustana College in the summer of 2003. The contributors include Augustana graduates from different generations, colleagues at the college, and friends from both on and off campus. The essays focus on themes and subjects that have been important both in the history of Augustana College and in Tom’s own life.

Table of Contents:

Illustrations -- Introduction -- Contributors -- Roald Tweet / Five Reflections on Living with a Hyphen -- Maria Erling / Nordic and Protestant: Swedish-American Identity in America -- Nils Hasselmo / In the Attic of Denkmann: Reflections on English as a world language, and on the Scandinavian languages which, well, had their fling, too! -- Larry Scott / The Lighter Side of Loneliness: Woody Allen and Ingmar Bergman -- Dag Blanck / American Influences in Sweden? Reflections on a Trans-Atlantic Relationship -- Kenneth R. Johnston / LINES, written a Few Years beyond Augustana College, on Revisiting the Banks of the Mississippi, during a Homecoming/Reunion, anytime. -- Dorothy J. Parkander / Songs of Apollo and Songs of Sion: Milton’s Puritan Poetic -- Richard Swanson / little crick (2001) -- Arthur Mampel / Campus President -- William Bondeson / The Ideals of a Liberal Education or What’s “Blooming” in Higher Education? -- Ronald Goetz / The Sinlessness of Christ?



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Augustana Historical Society


Rock Island, Illinois


Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)


History | Scandinavian Studies

On and Beyond the Mississippi: Essays honoring Thomas Tredway



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