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The Piety of John Witherspoon

L Gordon Tait

The Piety of John Witherspoon

L Gordon Tait

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1. Holy Dispositions 2. Pious And Useful Actions 3. Real Religion For A Minister 4. Piety And Learning/From Proof To Promise 5. Providence 6. Practical Improvement

- Publisher Created in the tradition of the acclaimed Interpretation commentary series, Interpretation Bible Studies provides significant engagement with biblical texts, showing how the Bible addresses issues of living faithfully today. Designed for older youth & adult Bible study, Interpretation Bible Studies is an exciting, proven resource that can be used in small groups, church school classes, large-group presentations, or personal Bible study. John Witherspoon was an important & influential Presbyterian in the history of our country. This fresh, comprehensive biography, along with photographs, presents the life of a man who was not only a signer of the Declaration of Independence, but also president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). Its specific focus is Witherspoon's personal view of piety, that is, the way a Christian should live, be they laity, minister, or public citizen. Those interested in American history & Presbyterian history will appreciate their intersection in the contribution of this individual.

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Presbyterian minister John Witherspoon was a key figure, politically and religiously, in the formative years of the United States. In this fresh account of Witherspoon's thought, L. Gordon Tait focuses on Witherspoon's piety--the way Witherspoon believed that the Christian faith should take visible and practical form in ministry, politics, and everyday obedience and devotion.The Piety of John Witherspoonis filled with photographs from Witherspoon's life, and Tait's comprehensive treatment of Witherspoon makes a significant contribution to the understanding of his impact on church, education, and society.



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1. Holy Dispositions 2. Pious And Useful Actions 3. Real Religion For A Minister 4. Piety And Learning/From Proof To Promise 5. Providence 6. Practical Improvement
- Publisher

Created in the tradition of the acclaimed Interpretation commentary series, Interpretation Bible Studies provides significant engagement with biblical texts, showing how the Bible addresses issues of living faithfully today. Designed for older youth & adult Bible study, Interpretation Bible Studies is an exciting, proven resource that can be used in small groups, church school classes, large-group presentations, or personal Bible study. John Witherspoon was an important & influential Presbyterian in the history of our country. This fresh, comprehensive biography, along with photographs, presents the life of a man who was not only a signer of the Declaration of Independence, but also president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). Its specific focus is Witherspoon's personal view of piety, that is, the way a Christian should live, be they laity, minister, or public citizen. Those interested in American history & Presbyterian history will appreciate their intersection in the contribution of this individual.
- Publisher

Presbyterian minister John Witherspoon was a key figure, politically and religiously, in the formative years of the United States. In this fresh account of Witherspoon's thought, L. Gordon Tait focuses on Witherspoon's piety--the way Witherspoon believed that the Christian faith should take visible and practical form in ministry, politics, and everyday obedience and devotion.The Piety of John Witherspoonis filled with photographs from Witherspoon's life, and Tait's comprehensive treatment of Witherspoon makes a significant contribution to the understanding of his impact on church, education, and society.


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Meet the Author

L Gordon Tait

L. Gordon Tait is Mercer Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. He was the first American to be made an Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh.

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  • Catalogue Code 197798
  • Product Code 0664501338
  • EAN 9780664501334
  • Pages 292
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Geneva Press
  • Publication Date Nov 2000
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.432kg

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