Presbyterians of the Past

Archive - January 2016

T. V. Moore’s Poetry

Some of the written works of ministers and theologians over the years have included poems and hymns. The nature of verse challenged them to increase their understanding of the complexities and beauties of the English...

Henry Kollock, 1778-1819

The home of Henry Kollock’s parents was in Elizabeth Town, New Jersey. However, Elizabeth Town was strategically located near Newark Bay and across from Staten Island both of which gave direct access via boat for the...

B. B Warfield’s Premature Obituary

It may seem unlikely, but Presbyterian seminary professor B. B. Warfield has at least one thing in common with America’s humorist, social commentator, and author, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name...

Edwin Cater, 1813-1882

Edwin Cater was born in the scenic South Carolina Low Country in Beaufort County, November 1, 1813. He was orphaned at a young age, so the family of his uncle, Rev. Richard Cater, took him in and saw to his needs. Rev...