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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 Apex of My Life”

“The Apex of My Life”

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(p.359) 55“The Apex of My Life”
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Charles Hodge
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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0055

Chapter fifty-five examines Hodge’s fifty-teaching jubilee celebration held at the Seminary in 1872. More than five hundred attended, and he called the event: “the apex of my life.” It was the first such academic celebration of a professor to be held in the United States, following a tradition that was common in European institutions of higher learning. It was during these ceremonies that Hodge uttered his oracular statement: “a new idea never originated in this Seminary.” Just nine months after the event, Hodge’s brother, Hugh, died.

Keywords:   Charles Hodge, Princeton Seminary, Jubilee, Semi-Centennial Celebration, William Henry Green, Joseph T. Duryea, Systematic Theology, Hugh Hodge

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