Book Reviews

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Andrew Hoffecker, Charles Hodge: The Pride of Princeton, American Reformed Biographies, Phillipsburg: P&R, 2011, 460 pages including index, select bibliography, and notes. Paperback. In the Princeton Cemetery of the Nassau Presbyterian Church the remains of Charles Hodge are interred beneath the memorial inscription—“Sacred / to the Memory of the / Rev. Charles Hodge D.D. LL.D […]

David B. Calhoun, Our Southern Zion: Old Columbia Seminary, 1828-1927, Banner of Truth, 2012, 380 pages, cloth, illustrated, and index. The city of Columbia was created the capital of South Carolina by the state legislature in 1786.  It was intentionally located near the geographic center of the state to provide citizens equitable access to their […]

A review of Carl Trueman’s John Owen: Reformed Catholic, Renaissance Man, Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2007, 132 pages, including index. Dr. Carl R. Trueman, Professor of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, and the author of an earlier title on Owen, The Claims of Truth: John Owen’s Trinitarian Theology, 1998, continues his work with the sometimes […]

A review of James E. McGoldrick, Luther’s Scottish Connection, Cranbury: Associated Universities Press, 1989, reprint, Birmingham: Solid Ground Christian Books, 2007. Paperback. 141 pages including a bibliography and an index. The idea that Martin Luther had anything to do with John Knox or Presbyterianism may at first seem odd. After all, Knox was influenced by […]

A review of, Jean-François Gilmont, translated by Karin Maag, John Calvin and the Printed Book, Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies 72, Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2005, paperback, 331 pages including appendices, bibliography and index. As the five-hundredth anniversary of John Calvin’s birth approaches interest in titles by and about the Genevan are enjoying increased […]