By Paul C. Gutjahr
Hodge's legacy is mainly very important to American Presbyterians. His model of theological conservatism turned important within the Nineteen Twenties, as Princeton Seminary observed itself, and its denomination, break up. The conservative wing held unswervingly to the old-fashioned culture championed by means of Hodge, and finally based the breakaway Orthodox Presbyterian Church.
The perspectives that Hodge built, subtle, and propagated contributed to shaping a number of the critical traditions of 20th- and twenty-first-century American evangelicalism. Hodge helped identify a profound reliance at the Bible between Evangelicals, and he turned one of many nation's so much vocal proponents of biblical inerrancy. Gutjahr's learn finds the outstanding intensity, breadth, and toughness of Hodge's theological effect and illuminates the numerous and complicated nature of conservative American Protestantism.
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