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A Brief Compend of Bible Truth


Presbyterian Board of Publication 1846

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A Brief Compend of Bible Truth contains 38 brief chapters on a wide range of theological themes, including the being and nature of God, the content of Scripture, the creation and the fall, the atonement, and much more. This brief system of theology is designed for those unable to study larger and more comprehensive works. It avoids technical language, yet still contains solid arguments, sound reasoning, and the foundation of Scripture.

With the Logos Bible Software edition of A Brief Compend of Bible Truth, 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

  • Examination of the being and nature of God
  • Analysis of the creation and the fall
  • Solid arguments, derived from reason and Scripture

Product Details

  • Title: A Brief Compend of Bible Truth
  • Author: Archibald Alexander
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Board of Publication
  • Publication Date: 1846
  • Pages: 207

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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