Well-known college president John Franklin Goucher attends the Tokyo Conference of the World's Student Christian Federation in March 1907 and gives the keynote speech on the role of Christianity in the rise of the United States.
Moncure Conway reflects on his 1883-84 journey across the United States, then across the Pacific to lecture in Australia, and finally through Asia, to study the manifestations of the non-Christian religions.
John F. Hurst, the young Methodist pastor, recounts his years in northern Germany between 1866 and 1871 where he served as a theological tutor, and later director, in the Methodist Mission Institute there.
John Price Durbin, a devout Methodist and college president, reflects on his travels in Asia Minor, where he followed the route of the Israelites in their flight from Egypt on to the Holy Land, describing both the historical and the contemporary...
The Church and Slavery attempts to reveal the evil of slavery through an understanding of the New-School Presbyterian church. Very little focus is put on interpretations of the Bible, unlike other books of this class.
A debate on slavery between Rev. J. Blanchard, Pastor of the Sixth Presbyterian Church, arguing for the abolitionist movement that the relation of slavery is sinful, and N.L. Rice, D.D. Pastor of the Central Presbyterian Church, arguing that it is...
Moncure Conway, an influential observer and participant in much of English-speaking intellectual life for half a century, presents an account of his life, drawn together towards of the end of his eventful days.
Presented here are letters from an eighteenth century college president, Charles Nisbet, to his friend and fellow Scot, William Young, a printer and book-seller in Philadelphia, regarding events great and small, local and international.
John Price Durbin, a devout Methodist and college president, reflects on his recent tour of Europe. While making his observations, he comments on the moral state of the continent and the work of the Methodist Church there.
Cooper had been teaching political economy since 1825 at the University of South Carolina, and this small manual mirrored and abridged many of the concepts he had developed in his comprehensive 1826 Lectures on the Elements of Political Economy.
This pamphlet gives accounts of the negative views toward slavery of the Protestant Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Old School Presbyterian Church, Baptist Churches, New School Presbyterian Church, Lutheran Church, United Presbyterian...
As a source of inspiration to freedmen, Lydia Child offers a compilation of short stories, authored by noted abolitionists and former slaves, that showcase the accomplishments and courage of African-American men and women.