“Classick Learning”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199740420
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894703 | DOI:
“Classick Learning”

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Chapter Seven recounts the reactionary, classic curriculum imposed upon Princeton College by Ashbel Green during his presidency. Hodge completed his studies under Green’s curriculum and rigorous return to spiritual activities at the College. Hodge also joined the Whig Society while in school, and formed many lifelong friendships through this society. Minor student unrest continued at the school including the lighting of a huge firecracker that blew the doors of Nassau Hall.

Keywords: Princeton College; Ashbel Green; curriculum; Charles Hodge; Whig Society; Cliosophic Society; firecracker; Nassau Hall; student unrest

Chapter.  3298 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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