John McMillan: The Apostle of Presbyterianism in the West, 1752-1833

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University of Pittsburgh Pre, Dec 15, 1952 - Biography & Autobiography - 314 pages
The first comprehensive biography of John McMillan, who “blew the Gospel trumpet”, and spread Presbyterianism west of the Alleghenies. McMillan was a missionary, minister, politician, patriarch, and a founder of Washington and Jefferson College. The book also offers a colorful hstory of the Scotch-Irish pioneers who tamed a rugged and hostile region of early America.
 

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Contents

I Beginnings
1
II Mission
17
III Home
37
IV Church
57
V Education
80
VI Presbytery
101
VII Politics
158
VIII Personality
178
Appendix AThe Journal
202
Appendix BExpense Account
258
Appendix CLetter from the Late Rev Dr McMillan to President Carnahan
273
Bibliography
277
Index
288
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Dwight Raymond Guthrie was Samuel P. Harbison Professor of Bible at Grove City College, Pennsylvania.

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