Church History

This week on Theology on the Go, Dr. Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. Andrew Hoffecker, Professor of Church History (Emeritus) at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Hoffecker has written and edited several books, including a two-volume series on Christian worldview. He is...
Samuel Miller (1769-1850) was the second professor appointed to the theological seminary of the Presbyterian Church in the USA (Princeton Theological Seminary) by the general assembly of the church. Along with his senior colleague Archibald Alexander, Miller set the tone of the school we now know...
Samuel Miller (1769-1850) one of the early professors at Princeton Seminary was a minister and churchman. He was licensed to preach in 1791 and became Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Church Government in 1813 serving the school until 1849. He was not afraid to address controversies of his...
The name Samuel Miller may be unfamiliar to most in the Reformed camp and even to many Presbyterians, but he is a man with whom we all should be well acquainted. Born in 1769, Miller is perhaps best known as the intellectual architect of what would become Princeton Seminary. In 1813 he was...
This week on Theology on the Go, Dr. Jonathan Master is again joined by Dr. James Garretson. Dr. Garretson is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America. He has pastored congregations in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Church in America, and taught at Knox...
Joseph Alleine (1634-1668) Life Born at Devizes, Wiltshire, Joseph Alleine loved and served the Lord from childhood. A contemporary identified 1645 as the year of Alleine’s “setting forth in the Christian race.” From eleven years of age onward, “the whole course of his youth was an even-spun thread...
Archibald Alexander (1772-1851) was the first and founding professor at Princeton Theological Seminary, which began in 1812. Prior to being appointed to this post Alexander had been president of Hampton-Sydney College in Virginia and he served as pastor of Third Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia...
This week on Theology on the Go, Dr. Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. James Garretson. Dr. Garretson is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America. He has pastored congregations in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Church in America, and taught at Knox...
Just as it revives the Body of Christ when schooled in the classic theology and pious character of the good old Puritans, so we may be renewed by “going old school” with The Log College. Considering that the prominent eighteenth century evangelist George Whitfield referred to what would later be...
According to Kenneth Scott Latourette the 19 th century was “the great century” of missions. He, therefore, devoted three of the seven volumes of his History of the Expansion of Christianity to the nineteenth century. Princeton Seminary’s history began during the early part of the “great century”...