Education, Christianity, and the State $10.95 $5.48

J. Gresham Machen
Trade paperback, 163 pages, 2nd ed., 1995 [1987]

J. Gresham Machen, Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary, and founder of Westminster Theologicial Seminary and the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, appeared before a Joint Committee of Congress in 1926 to testify in opposition to a federal Department of Education. His foresight, and his defense of Christian schools, is more needed today than it was at the beginning of the twentieth century. These essays and speeches offer a solid defense of Christian education.

Contents: Faith and Knowledge; The Importance of Christian Scholarship; Christianity and Culture; Reforming the Government Schools; The Necessity of the Christian School; Shall We Have a Federal Department of Education?; Proposed Department of Education; The Christian School: the Hope of America: Westminster Theological Seminary: Its Purpose and Plan; Scripture Index; Index

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