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

By Margaret Lamberts Bendroth

Andover Newton Theological institution is the oldest graduate theological establishment within the usa. Margaret Lamberts Bendroth the following bargains a compelling account of this old establishment and its unique resources. Andover Seminary, a Congregational college tested in 1807, opened in 1808 and served as a version for American theological schooling. Newton Theological establishment, a Baptist tuition, used to be based in 1825. The e-book deals totally new fabric at the improvement of Andover Newton after these unique colleges united in 1931. As a part of Andover Newton's storied 200-year heritage, Bendroth explores the unquestionable highbrow contributions of the college, 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 normally to the advance of Protestant concept, to the advanced histories of race and gender in American society.

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