Hoffman, Harold D. A Survey of the Rural Churches in the Illinois Conference of the Evangelical Church. Naperville, Illinois: self, 1946. 1st. 
Unpublished thesis, here bound in red cloth. 218 (6) pp. Ex library, front end papers scuffed from removed library matter. Good. Hardcover.
A thesis presented to the faculty of Evangelical Theological Seminary [Naperville, Illinois] in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Bachelor of Divinity.
An in-depth look at the Evangelical churches in Illinois, with histories of some of the congregations. A study of the rural church and its challenges, as well as the conditions of the farmer and farming communities. A snapshot of life in rural Illinois in the mid 1940's.
Harold D. Hoffman (1921-2012), b. at Walnut, Illinois, for 32 years an analyst for the Headquarters U. S. Army Armament Munitions & Chemical Command. He was an active member of the United Methodist Church and also with Wycliffe Bible Translators. (958)