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

By Margaret Lamberts Bendroth

Andover Newton Theological university is the oldest graduate theological establishment within the usa. Margaret Lamberts Bendroth right here deals a compelling account of this ancient 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 tuition, used to be based in 1825. The publication bargains 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 heritage, Bendroth explores the unquestionable highbrow contributions of the college, together with Moses Stuart, Alvah Hovey, Gabriel Fackre, Max Stackhouse, Phyllis Trible, etc. She additionally examines the various paths intersecting with the school's tale, from American schooling often to the advance of Protestant notion, to the advanced histories of race and gender in American society.

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