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Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Paul C. Gutjahr


One is reminded of just how fickle a mistress Fame can be when considering how the renown of certain historical figures only grows with time, while the reputations of countless others fade in the light of posterity. The luster of Charles Hodge’s fame has dimmed since his death in 1878. Whatever judgements exist, the truth remains that in the life of Charles Hodge one finds a stunning panoramic view of nineteenth-century Protestantism. His story touches many, if not all, of the most critical developments in American Christianity of his era, and it is impossible to deny that he exercised a profo ... More

Keywords: Charles Hodge, Biography, American Presbyterianism, American Calvinism, American Protestant Fundamentalism, modern synthetic work, nineteenth-century Protestantism

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199740420
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.001.0001


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Paul C. Gutjahr, author
Indiana University
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