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Moderator of the General Assembly

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199740420
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894703 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0035
Moderator of the General Assembly

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Chapter thirty-five recounts Hodge’s time as Moderator of the General Assembly in 1846. While Moderator, the Assembly addressed the key issues of slavery and Presbyterian Parochial Schools. In 1847, as the outgoing moderator, Hodge preached on the need for a denominational Sustenation Fund.

Keywords: Charles Hodge; moderator; General Assembly; slavery; Presbyterian Parochial Schools; Sustenation Fund; William Lloyd Garrison; abolitionism

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Subjects: History of Christianity

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