The Seminary Ideal in American Protestant Ministerial Education, 1700-1808

Citation: 
Gilpin, W. Clark. "The Seminary Ideal in American Protestant Ministerial Education, 1700-1808," Theological Education 20 (Spring 1984): 85-103.
Abstract: 

Gilpin reviews Protestant theological education in the 18th century. Changing needs of churches in a rapidly expanding nation set the stage for the development of seminaries where sound learning (academy) and piety (church) might be nurtured together. (RG)

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