Happy Jaunts and the “Man of Men”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199740420
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894703 | DOI:
Happy Jaunts and the “Man of Men”

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Chapter Nine recounts how Hodge returned to Philadelphia to convalesce from his chest condition after graduation. After his health improved he took two important trips. First, he traveled to Silver Lake, Pennsylvania to visit Robert and Jane Rose. Here, he decided to enter the ministry against the preferences of his mother. Second, he traveled throughout Virginia with Archibald Alexander, the founding faculty member of Princeton Theological Seminary.

Keywords: Charles Hodge; Silver Lake; Hibernia; Robert Rose; Jane Rose; Mary Hodge; Archibald Alexander; Princeton Theological Seminary

Chapter.  1712 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Christianity

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