Archive for the ‘J. Gresham Machen’ Category

Machen Portrait

Machen’s Lost Work on the Presbyterian Conflict

James W. Scott speaks about the question of whether Machen himself wrote a history of the Presbyterian conflict that led to his defrocking, and accidentally, his death. His articles “Machen’s Lost Work on the Presbyterian Conflict,” Parts 1 and 2, introduce the idea that Edwin Rian’s book, The Presbyterian Conflict, drew on heretofore undiscovered work by Machen […]

Seeking a Better Country

Seeking a Better Country: 300 Years of American Presbyterianism

Publisher’s Description Seeking a Better Country is a readable and lively survey of American Presbyterianism since its founding in 1706. Its aim is not to celebrate but to understand how Presbyterians formed one of the largest and most influential denominations in the United States, and those historical developments that led to their decline.

Letters from the Front

Machen During World War I

Barry Waugh speaks about Machen's time serving on the front during WWI.

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Letters from the Front: J. Gresham Machen’s Correspondence from World War I

Publisher’s Description: Never before published, here is a glimpse into the formative years of a great campaigner for the faith … and a stirring example of how the faith of a seminary professor was refined and strengthened through the trials of war.

Letters from the Front

Machen’s Letters from WWI

I just received a copy of Barry Waugh’s new book of Machen letters. Letters from the Front: J. Gresham Machen’s Correspondence from World War I (P&R Publishing) looks to be a fascinating collection of letters Machen wrote while serving with the YMCA during the Great War. If you’re at all familiar with this type of work, you’ll […]


Machen’s Warrior Children

Darryl G. Hart discusses the willingness of Machen's theological progeny to fight for their beliefs.

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Machen and Bultmann at Marburg

Bill Dennison examines the possibility of a personal acquaintance between Machen and Bultmann.

J. Gresham Machen

The Christ the Center panelists interact with Dr. Darryl G. Hart about Dr. Fundamentalis, J. Gresham Machen.  Machen, erstwhile professor of NT at Princeton Theological Seminary until its reorganization in 1929, was the pioneer of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and the denomination that would become known as the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.  Hart explains the […]