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Prince’s Town

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Five recounts how the Hodge family relocated to Princeton, New Jersey so that Hodge and his brother, Hugh, might attend the College of New Jersey (hereafter referred to as Princeton College). ... More


A Shared Identity: Colonial Colleges and the Shaping of Pre-Revolutionary Thought

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at the dissemination of these ethics by America’s colleges through honor codes, disciplinary measures, books, and classroom lessons. American schools became instrumental in ... More


John Chavis: Quiet Leader of an Early Revolution

Benjamin R. Justesen

in North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This essay on the life of John Chavis illustrates both the opportunities and the obstacles facing free African Americans in post-Revolutionary North Carolina. Details of his early life are uncertain. ... More


Life as the Wife of a College President

Esther Edwards Burr

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Esther Edwards Burr's “The Journal of Esther Edwards Burr, 1754-1757,” which offers a firsthand perspective of the day-to-day life of a prominent woman living in ... More


Report on African American Religion in Virginia

Samuel Davies

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Samuel Davies's Letters from the Rev. Samuel Davies, Shewing the State of Religion in Virginia, Particularly among the Negroes (1757). Davies was a prominent ... More


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