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Practical Truths


American Tract Society 1857

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Practical Truths contains 40 articles written by Archibald Alexander for the American Messenger, in addition to seven evangelical tracts, six small books, and a vast collection of Alexander’s short works. This volume contains articles, essays, lectures, and sermons on a variety of topics, including heaven, judgment, and missions, as well as numerous stories and other anecdotes.

With the Logos Bible Software edition of Practical Truths, all Scripture references directly link to your original language texts and English Bible translations. You can also employ advanced searching, along with the powerful tools in your digital library. The Logos edition is a must-have for historians of American Christianity and Presbyterianism, as well as biblical scholars and Reformed theologians.

Key Features

  • Various writings from Archibald Alexander for the American Tract Society
  • Correspondence from the Society’s formation in 1855, to Alexander’s death in 1851

Product Details

  • Title: Practical Truths
  • Author: Archibald Alexander
  • Publisher: The American Tract Society
  • Publication Date: 1857
  • Pages: 396

About Archibald Alexander

Archibald Alexander (1772–1851) was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia. He was educated at nearby Liberty Hall, and studied for two years under William Graham. At age 25, he was elected president of Hampden Sydney College in Virginia. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Philadelphia to become the pastor of the Third Presbyterian Church. When Princeton Theological Seminary opened in 1812, Archibald Alexander became the first professor of theology, where he served until 1840. Among his students was Charles Hodge, who named his son, A. A. Hodge, after his mentor.

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