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Charles HodgeGuardian of American Orthodoxy$
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Paul C. Gutjahr

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199740420

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.001.0001

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The New School Fights Back

The New School Fights Back

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(p.183) 29 The New School Fights Back
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Charles Hodge
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Paul C. Gutjahr (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0029

Chapter twenty-nine tells of the fight the New School mounted to try and take back the American Presbyterian Church through legal means. Meeting in Auburn, New York, the New School held what became the “Auburn Convention,” where they determined they would use all legal means to fight to retain their leadership role in the Presbyterian Church. By this time, nearly a half of all Presbyterians in the United States had aligned themselves with the New School. Such numbers shocked the Old School. Although the New School was awarded the trusteeship of the Church in a lower court, ultimately a higher Pennsylvania court awarded the Old School the right to be the guiding force of the American Presbyterian Church.

Keywords:   Charles Hodge, Henry Boardman, Auburn Convention, New School, Old School, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, General Assembly

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