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By Paul C. Gutjahr

Charles Hodge (1797-1878) was once one among nineteenth-century America's top theologians, owing partly to a long instructing occupation, voluminous writings, and a college put up at one of many nation's such a lot influential colleges, Princeton Theological Seminary. strangely, the single biography of this towering determine was once written via his son, simply years after his dying. Paul C. Gutjahr's ebook is the 1st smooth severe biography of a guy a few have known as the "Pope of Presbyterianism."

Hodge's legacy is principally very important to American Presbyterians. His model of theological conservatism turned important within the Twenties, as Princeton Seminary observed itself, and its denomination, break up. The conservative wing held unswervingly to the old fashioned culture championed by way of Hodge, and eventually based the breakaway Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

The perspectives that Hodge built, subtle, and propagated contributed to shaping the various critical traditions of 20th- and twenty-first-century American evangelicalism. Hodge helped determine a profound reliance at the Bible between Evangelicals, and he turned one of many nation's such a lot vocal proponents of biblical inerrancy. Gutjahr's learn unearths the outstanding intensity, breadth, and durability of Hodge's theological impression and illuminates the various and intricate nature of conservative American Protestantism.

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