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Biographical Sketches of the Founder, and Principal Alumni of the Log College
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Biographical Sketches of the Founder, and Principal Alumni of the Log College

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J. T. Robinson 1845

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Overview

A hundred years prior to the professorship of Archibald Alexander, the Tennent family founded an educational institution in Warminster, Pennsylvania which became known as Log College. This college played a critical role in the establishment of Presbyterianism colleges, and this volume celebrates its hundredth birthday. Authored by Archibald Alexander, this volume sketches the lives of the founders and first alumni of the college. Its revealing glimpse into the early years of Presbyterianism in America during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries also make this volume an important historical work in its own right.

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Key Features

  • Depiction of the lives of the founders and first alumni of Log College
  • Glance into the early years of Presbyterianism in America

Product Details

  • Title: Biographical Sketches of the Founder, and Principal Alumni of the Log College
  • Author: Archibald Alexander
  • Publisher: J. T. Robinson
  • Publication Date: 1845
  • Pages: 369

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.