This short autobiography of William Neill, a longtime Presbyterian minister, educator and college president, is supplemented with appreciations and the complete reproduction of a selection of his sermons.
Thomas Cooper, the inveterate materialist, attacks the dominant American school of metaphysical doctrines of psychology by translating and publishing the most forward writer of the modern French school of physiological medicine.
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.
George Baylor, at first with the 2nd Virginia Infantry and later with the 12th Virginia Cavalry, recounts his four years of service during the Civil War, including his time as a prisoner of war and as commander of his own cavalry unit.
Samuel Blanchard How, Presbyterian minister and newly appointed president of Dickinson College, speaks at length to the Cumberland County (Pennsylvania) Temperance Society on July 5, 1830 on the evils of drink.
George Crooks weaves together the life of a Methodist pastor, educator, and advocate of emancipation with words drawn from his journals and letters. This biography follows John McClintock's life chronologically and outlines in detail such pivotal...
In a series of letters reprinted from the Philadelphia Christian Observer, Rev. Parker and Rev. Rood discuss the question of "What are the evils inseparable from slavery," which Harriet Beecher Stowe made reference to in Uncle Tom's Cabin.
James Buchanan outlines the development of the great crisis that culminated in the outbreak of the Civil War at the end of his presidency. He places the polarizing issue of slavery at the center of turmoil, commenting on decades of hardening views...
Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.