Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Cautionary Note

I've been working on this historiographical essay on Presbyterian denominational history. Ran across this quote, from John Mulder and Lee Wyatt's essay, "The Predicament of Pluralism: The Study of Theology in Presbyterian Seminaries Since the 1920s," in The Pluralistic Vision, p. 43:
New faculty appointments have had a tremendous effect on the character of theology in the Presbyterian seminaries, and this was particularly the case during the 1930s. Many of the new faculty brought a "neo-orthodox" perspective to American Presbyterianism...The change was especially dramatic at Princeton, where only two members of the faculty in 1929 continued beyond 1937.

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