Presbyterians of the Past

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John Calvin & Plagues

Pestilence, disease, epidemics, and plagues were ever-present dangers in sixteenth-century Europe. Cunningham and Grell have observed “that in every year between 1494 and 1649 plague was killing its thousands and tens...

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...

Lectures about Thornwell

In 2013, The Confessional Presbyterian dedicated its ninth issue to commemorating the bicentennial of James H. Thornwell’s birth (1812-1862). One of the articles, “Centennial Addresses Commemorating the Birth of the...

Christian Care of Creation

During a visit to the St. Louis Zoo while on vacation a few years ago, I enjoyed the presentation of two animal shows. There are many that do not care for zoos nor animal shows for a variety of reasons, but a zoo is a...