Princeton Theological Seminary

Princeton Seminary in the 1800s
Princeton Seminary class of 1922 (9314078919)
Stuart Hall. The main classroom building of the Princeton Theological Seminary, designed by William Appleton Potter in Venetian Gothic style. Built in 1876.
Miller Chapel
Alexander Hall. The original building of the Princeton Theological Seminary, patterned after Nassau Hall, and designed by John McComb, Jr. Built in 1814.
Princeton Theological Review, Volume 1, Number 1 (1903)
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Private school of theology in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Archibald Alexander

Archibald Alexander

Archibald Alexander (April 17, 1772 – October 22, 1851) was an American Presbyterian theologian and professor at the Princeton Theological Seminary.

Westminster Theological Seminary

Theological seminary in the Reformed theological tradition in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

J. Gresham Machen Memorial Hall

It was founded by members of the faculty of Princeton Theological Seminary in 1929 after Princeton chose to take a liberal direction during the Fundamentalist–Modernist controversy.

Westminster Choir College

Residential conservatory of music, formerly located in Princeton, New Jersey, before moving to Rider University's Lawrenceville campus in fall 2020.

Dayton Westminster Choir at Berliner Philharmonie in 1929
Williamson Hall, Westminster Choir College
Talbott Library Learning Center
Ithaca Hall on the later Princeton campus, honoring the previous 1929–1932 location of the college

Classes were held in the First Presbyterian Church and the Princeton Seminary until 1934, when the school moved to its present campus.

Doctor of Theology

Terminal degree in the academic discipline of theology.

Conferral of a Doctorate of Theology honoris causa on Desmond Tutu (right) by the University of Vienna

In Princeton Theological Seminary, for example, this practice was inherited from the German system of education since the professors involved in establishing the doctoral program were trained in German universities.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

Mainline Protestant denomination in the United States.

John Witherspoon, a Founding Father of the United States and first moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the USA
First Presbyterian Church and Manse (Baltimore, Maryland)
Church of the Pilgrims (1928) in Washington, D.C.
The First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, New York City, seen from the south down Fifth Avenue
Evolution of Presbyterianism in the United States
Brick Presbyterian Church (New York City)
Bel Air Presbyterian Church in California
First Presbyterian Church in Phoenix, Arizona
Cathedral of Hope in Pittsburgh
Fort Washington Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church (Plattsburgh, New York)
Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA is currently the largest PC(USA) congregation
Roxbury Presbyterian Church, Boston
Old Whaler's Church (Sag Harbor)

Under the leadership of J. Gresham Machen, a former Princeton Theological Seminary New Testament professor who had founded Westminster Theological Seminary in 1929, and who was a PCUSA minister, many of these conservatives would establish what became known as the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in 1936.

Karl Barth

Swiss Calvinist theologian.

Barth in 1956
1984 West German postage stamp commemorating the Barmen Declaration's 50th. anniversary
Karl Barth's Kirchliche Dogmatik: The original 'white whale' edition of the Church Dogmatics from Barth's study that features a custom binding from the publisher.
Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics in English translation
Photo of Barth on the jacket cover of ''Karl Barth Letters
A desk in Karl Barth's old office with a painting of Matthias Grünewald's crucifixion scene

In 1962, Barth visited the United States and lectured at Princeton Theological Seminary, the University of Chicago, the Union Theological Seminary and the San Francisco Theological Seminary.

Charles Hodge

Hodge, circa 1850–60
Princeton Seminary in the 1800s

Charles Hodge (December 27, 1797 – June 19, 1878) was a Reformed Presbyterian theologian and principal of Princeton Theological Seminary between 1851 and 1878.

Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.

Princeton University shield
Princeton University shield
The Log College, an influential aspect of Princeton's development
From 1760, the first picture of Nassau Hall
John Witherspoon, President of the college (1768–94) and signer of the Declaration of Independence
James McCosh, President of the college (1868–88)
Woodrow Wilson, President of Princeton University (1902–10) and 28th president of the United States
Pyne Hall, where the first female students lived on campus.
The eastern side of the Washington Road Elm Allée, one of the entrances to the campus
Nassau Hall, the university's oldest building and former capitol of the United States. Pictured in front is Cannon Green.
The Princeton University Art Museum, which holds over 112,000 objects
Finished in 1928, the Princeton University Chapel seats 2,000 people.
Christopher Eisgruber, the 20th and current president of the university
McCosh 50, the largest lecture hall on campus
A picture of Cleveland Tower, part of the Graduate School at Princeton
Firestone Library, the largest of Princeton's libraries
Founded in 1879, Ivy Club is the oldest and wealthiest eating club on campus
Whig Hall, where the American Whig-Cliosophic Society resides.
The McCarter Theatre, where the Princeton Triangle Club premiers its Triangle Show.
FitzRandolph Gates, which by tradition undergraduates do not exit until graduation.
Princeton's mascot is the tiger.
Princeton vs. Lehigh football, September 2007
The annual Cane Spree depicted in 1877
The Princeton University Class of 1879, which included Woodrow Wilson, Mahlon Pitney, Daniel Barringer, and Charles Talcott
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Even so, believing the College was not religious enough, he took a prominent role in establishing the Princeton Theological Seminary next door.

Princeton, New Jersey

Municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the now-defunct Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.

Nassau Hall, which briefly served as the capitol of the United States of America in 1783
The Princeton campus, December 2016
Nassau Street at night, 2016
The Princeton campus was used as one of the sets for the film Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle.
A light at the Princeton campus
Battle of Princeton, 1777
Princeton University's Cuyler, Class of 1903, and Walker Halls are dormitories with Collegiate Gothic architecture
Princeton University's Fine Hall, home of its Department of Mathematics
Fuld Hall, home of the Institute for Advanced Study
The Princeton campus is known for having Albert Einstein lecture as well as being one of the eight Ivy League schools.
Princeton High School
U.S. Route 206 in Princeton
The "Dinky" at the Princeton Branch platform at Princeton Junction
Kingston Mill Historic District on the Millstone River

Although its association with the university is primarily what makes Princeton a college town, other important institutions in the area include the Institute for Advanced Study, Westminster Choir College, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton Theological Seminary, Opinion Research Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Siemens Corporate Research, SRI International, FMC Corporation, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Amrep, Church and Dwight, Berlitz International, and Dow Jones & Company.

Fundamentalist–Modernist controversy

Major schism that originated in the 1920s and '30s within the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America.

A Fundamentalist cartoon portraying Modernism as the descent from Christianity to atheism, first published in 1922 and then used in Seven Questions in Dispute by William Jennings Bryan.
Princeton Theological Seminary, headquarters of the Old School Presbyterians (1879)
Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, headquarters of the New School Presbyterians (1910)
Charles Augustus Briggs (1841–1913), the first major proponent of higher criticism within the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America and the source of a major controversy within the church, 1880–1893.
Henry van Dyke (1852–1933), a modernist who pushed for revisions to the Westminster Confession of Faith, 1900–1910.
Lyman Stewart (1840–1923), Presbyterian layman and co-founder of Union Oil, who funded the publication of The Fundamentals: A Testimony to the Truth (1910–15).
J. Gresham Machen (1881–1937), founder of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and the Westminster Theological Seminary.
A 1926 photograph of Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878–1969), whose 1922 sermon "Shall the Fundamentalists Win?" sparked the Fundamentalist-Modernist controversy.
William Jennings Bryan (1860–1925), 1907.
Henry Sloane Coffin (1877–1954) on the cover of Time magazine.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874–1960).
Pearl S. Buck (1892–1973).

At first, the schism was limited to Reformed Protestantism (Calvinism) and centered about the Princeton Theological Seminary which has split into Westminster Theological Seminary, but it soon spread, affecting nearly every Protestant denomination in the United States.