A School of the Church: Andover Newton across Two Centuries by Margaret Lamberts Bendroth PDF

By Margaret Lamberts Bendroth

ISBN-10: 0802863701

ISBN-13: 9780802863706

ISBN-10: 0802871232

ISBN-13: 9780802871237

Andover Newton Theological university is the oldest graduate theological establishment within the usa. Margaret Lamberts Bendroth right here bargains a compelling account of this historical establishment and its unique resources. Andover Seminary, a Congregational tuition tested in 1807, opened in 1808 and served as a version for American theological schooling. Newton Theological establishment, a Baptist college, used to be based in 1825. The ebook deals completely new fabric at the improvement of Andover Newton after these unique faculties united in 1931. As a part of Andover Newton's storied 200-year background, Bendroth explores the unquestionable highbrow contributions of the school, together with Moses Stuart, Alvah Hovey, Gabriel Fackre, Max Stackhouse, Phyllis Trible, and so on. She additionally examines the various paths intersecting with the school's tale, from American schooling as a rule to the improvement of Protestant inspiration, to the advanced histories of race and gender in American society.

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