“Give Us Ministers!”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199740420
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894703 | DOI:
“Give Us Ministers!”

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Chapter Ten provides background to the founding of Princeton Theological Seminary. It was a school born of the efforts of Ashbel Green, Archibald Alexander and Samuel Miller as these three men spearheaded an effort to establish a school to train young men for the Presbyterian ministry. Presbyterian ministers were in increasingly short supply, and Princeton College was producing fewer rather than more such ministers.

Keywords: Princeton Theological Seminary; Ashbel Green; Archibald Alexander; Samuel Miller; Richard Stockton; Samuel Stanhope Smith; Henry Kollock; Princeton College; Presbyterian ministers

Chapter.  2150 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Christianity

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