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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875526201
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2004
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations 9
Acknowledgments 11
Introduction 13
Part 1 Machen: A Biography
1 Coming of Age, 1881-1919 21
2 The Roaring Twenties, 1920-1929 41
3 Final Conflicts, New Beginnings, 1930-1937 61
Part 2 Machen as Scholar: Writings on Theology and the Bible
4 An Admirable Book: Christianity and Liberalism 81
5 Defender of the Faith: What Is Faith? 99
6 A Legacy of Scholarship: The Origin of Paul's Religion and The Virgin Birth of Christ 117
Part 3 Machen as Citizen: Writings on Culture
7 Radically Ethical: Machen on Culture, Politics, and the Environment 137
8 The Great War: Machen and World War I 153
9 Solid Learning: Machen on Education 171
Part 4 Machen as Churchman: Writings on the Church and Sermons
10 A Doctrinal Church: Machen, Missions, and the Church 191
11 "The Good Fight of Faith": A Sermon Preached in Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, March 10, 1929 209
12 The Cross of Christ: Select Sermons from December 1936 223
Continuing the Journey: A Select Guide to Books by and about J. Gresham Machen 239
Bibliography 243
Index of Persons 247
Index of Machen's Works 251
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