Religion: A Seminary's 150 Years

"We want to be on the frontier of theological thought," says James I. McCord, president of the Princeton Theological Seminary. "We want to discuss the major issues confronting Christendom. We want a campus with sufficient openness that the whole church can converse with it."

Beginning this week, the better part of Protestant Christianity in the U.S. will be conversing with—and congratulating—Princeton Theological. The oldest, biggest and best of Presbyterian divinity schools is starting a 14-month celebration of its 150th anniversary. The most notable parishioner of Gettysburg's Presbyterian Church, Dwight Eisenhower, is honorary...

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