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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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Hodge’s Parents

Hodge’s Parents

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(p.18) 3 Hodge’s Parents
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Charles Hodge
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Paul C. Gutjahr (Contributor Webpage)

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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0003

Chapter Three explores the parents and early family life of Charles Hodge. Hodge’s father, Hugh Hodge, was a Philadelphia physician who played an important role in the Philadelphia Yellow Fever epidemics of the 1790s. Hugh Hodge stood against Benjamin Rush’s form of treatment, but eventually succumbed to the disease himself after years of exposure. His death left his family in a poor financial state. Hodge’s mother was a beautiful, bright and determined woman, who had been born in Boston.

Keywords:   Hugh Hodge, Hugh Lenox Hodge, Charles Hodge, Benjamin Rush, Yellow Fever, Boston, Philadelphia, Mary Blanchard Hodge

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