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Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society

“UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at the Keston College, April 25, 1984,” 1984, Keston Digital Archive


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  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Name of collection

  • The Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • applied arts objects (folk art, decorative arts, etc.)
  • graphics: 10-99
  • grey literature (regular archival documents such as brochures, bulletins, leaflets, reports, intelligence files, records, working papers, meeting minutes): 1000-
  • photos: 1000-
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 1000-
  • video recordings (including oral history recordings): 100-499
  • voice recordings (including oral history recordings): 500-999

Stakeholder(s) of the collection

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international


Date of founding

  • 1969

Place of founding


Access type

  • completely open to the public


  • Bourdeaux, Michael. Faith on Trial in Russia. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1971.

Author(s) of this page

  • Kulick, Orysia Maria
  • Park, Sandra
  • Vagramenko, Tatiana


“About Keston,” Baylor- Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society. Accessed September 19, 2017.

Bordeaux, Michael. Patriarch and Prophets. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1970.

Bourdeaux, Michael. "Ringing the Changes. Keston at Forty (1969-2009)." Keston Newsletter, no. 10 (2009): 1-2.

Bourdeaux, Michael. Risen Indeed: Lessons in Faith from the USSR. Keston Book No. 16. London: Darton, Longman and Todd Ltd and New York: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1983.

Dennen, Xenia. "Letter from the Chairman." 2017. Accessed October 4, 2017. 

French, April. "Michael Bourdeaux i Tsentr po izucheniiu religii i kommunizma v kontekste zashchity religioznoi svobody (1959-1975)." Gosudarstvo, Religiia, Tserkov v Rossii i za rubezhom, 35, no. 1 (2017): 216-243.

Keston College… The Fisrt 20 years. 1988. Keston Digital Archive ID: ml-keston-bkk_kc-first-20-years

Peterlin, Davorin. "An Analysis of the Publishing Activity of Keston Institute in the Context of its Last Three Years of Operation in Oxford (2003-2006)." Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe 30, no. 1 (2010): 1-17

Stricker, Gerd and Walter Sawatsky. “Postcript- Keston Institute in Transition.” Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe 23, no. 3 (2003): 1-8.

“Waco’s Kathy Hillman elected new president of BGCT,” Accessed November 17, 2014.

Wallace, Daniel, L. “The Keston Archive: From Oxford to Baylor.” East-West Church & Ministry Report 23, no. 2 (Spring 2015): 1-16.

Kathy, Hillman, interview by Park, Sandra, September 15, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

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