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Princeton and the Republic, 1768-1822 : the search for a Christian Enlightenment in the era of Samuel Stanhope Smith

Author: Mark A Noll
Publisher: Vancouver : Regent College Pub., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Samuel Stanhope Smith; Samuel Stanhope Smith; Samuel Stanhope Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Noll
ISBN: 1573833150 9781573833158
OCLC Number: 54691997
Notes: First published 1989 by Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.
Description: xvi, 340 p. : ill., geneal. tables, ports. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Prologue, 1779: War, heroism, ruins --
John Witherspoon comes to Princeton: Promoting the interests of the Redeemors Kingdom --
The legacy of Witherspoon: One of the great men of the age --
Samuel Stanhope Smith, 1751-1781: Labouring up the hill of science and virtue --
Princeton and the nation, 1781-1794: A new era in the annals of time --
The college and Stanhope Smith, 1781-1794: Human nature susceptible of system --
Transition and continuity, 1794-1801: Glowing with patriotism, as well as pure religion --
Fire and rebuilding, 1802-1806: An asylum in this day of lamentable depravity --
The Republican Christian Enlightenment of Samuel Stanhope Smith: A just philosophy grounded on fact and experience --
Student rebellion and new trustee, 1807: Pillars of the social fabric crumbling into dust --
The domination of ministers, 1808-1812: Not the understanding, but the heart --
Ashbel Green and the New Regime: What its pious founders intended it to be --
Conclusion: Retrogression, the new nation, and a Republican Christian Enlightenment --
Appendix A: Number of graduates, 1748-1830 --
Appendix B: Trustee genealogies --
Appendix C: Number, attendance, participation: Board meetings, 1779-1812 --
Bibliography with a prosopography of the Princeton Circle.
Responsibility: Mark A. Noll.

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