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Charles Hodge
b. December 27, 1797 – d. June 19, 1878 • Presbyterian • Teacher • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Hodge, Charles
Hodge, Charles (1797–1878), American *Presbyterian theologian. He was ordained in 1821, and taught at Princeton for nearly his whole life. His most important works are his commentaries on Rom. (1835), Eph. (1856), 1 Cor. (1857), 2 Cor. (1859), as well as Constitutional History of the Presbyterian Church
Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith
Hodge, Charles
Hodge, Charles (1797–1878)Arguably America’s premier Reformed theologian in the nineteenth century. Hodge taught at Princeton Seminary (1822–73). He edited the prestigious Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review (BRPR) and summarized much, though not all, of his theological formulae in the influential
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Hodge, Charles
Hodge, Charles (1797–1878). A polemicist and systematic theologian, and defender of the “Princeton orthodoxy,” H. affirmed that the purpose of life is to glorify God, that salvation is the work of the Holy Spirit, and that the proper source of theology is the Scriptures. He was educated in Princeton,
The Thiselton Companion to Christian Theology
Hodge, Charles
Hodge, CharlesCharles Hodge (1797–1871) studied under Ernst Hengstenberg, among others, and taught at Princeton for most of his life. He published solid commentaries on Romans (1835), Ephesians (1856), 1 Corinthians (1857), and 2 Corinthians (1859), and wrote the very influential three-volume Systematic
Pocket Dictionary of Church History: Over 300 Terms Clearly and Concisely Defined
Hodge, Charles
Hodge, Charles (1797–1878). Professor of theology and president of Princeton Seminary, Hodge left an indelible imprint upon modern American Presbyterian theology. Hodge is probably best known for his Systematic Theology. He also founded the scholarly journal The Princeton Review. Hodge’s advocacy for
Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
Hodge, Charles
Hodge, Charles (1797–1878). Professor of theology and eventually president of Princeton Seminary who helped to establish the *Princeton theology prominent in nineteenth-century America. Hodge founded and edited the Princeton Review and published the three-volume Systematic Theology, both of which had
Dictionary of Christianity and Science: The Definitive Reference for the Intersection of Christian Faith and Contemporary Science
Hodge, Charles
HODGE, CHARLES. Historians of science today increasingly recognize the warfare description of the relationship between science and religion during the rise of modernity to be largely a-historical (see Conflict Thesis). Nevertheless, few would deny that nineteenth-century tensions surfaced over how best
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
Hodge, Charles
Hodge, Charles (1797–1878). The most influential American Presbyterian theologian of the nineteenth century. He was educated at Princeton College, Princeton Seminary, and during a two-year tour of German theological institutions from 1826 to 1828. He taught biblical literature at Princeton Seminary from
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Hodge, Charles (1797–1878)
HODGE, CHARLES (1797–1878)Charles Hodge was the best-known proponent of the conservative Calvinistic theology that came from the Presbyterian seminary in *Princeton, New Jersey, from its founding in 1812 to its reorganization in 1929. Hodge arrived from his native Philadelphia in 1812 to study at Princeton
Who’s Who in Christian History
Hodge, Charles
Hodge, Charles (1797–1878)American Presbyterian theologian andeducatorBorn in Philadelphia, Hodge graduated from the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University) in 1815 and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1819. In 1820 he joined the staff of the Seminary and remained a member of its faculty