Charles Hodge Quote
“The doctrines of grace humble man without degrading him and exalt him without inflating him.”
Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
Died: 1878 (aged 81)
Bio: Charles Hodge was the principal of Princeton Theological Seminary between 1851 and 1878. A Presbyterian theologian, he was a leading exponent of historical Calvinism in America during the 19th century. He was deeply rooted in the Scottish philosophy of Common Sense Realism. He argued strongly that the authority of the Bible as the Word of God had to be understood literally.
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