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Hodge, Charles,

1797–1878, American Calvinist theologian, b. Philadelphia. He was associated with Princeton Theological Seminary, where, after graduation, he taught first Oriental and biblical literature and later theology for 58 years. His chief work is his Systematic Theology (3 vol., 1872–73). He also wrote The Constitutional History of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America (2 vol., 1839–40), Discussions of Church Polity (1878), and several widely used volumes of commentaries. He contributed the equivalent of many volumes to the Princeton Review, which he founded and edited for over 40 years. His biography was written (1880, repr. 1969) by his son Archibald Alexander Hodge, 1823–86, who succeeded to his place at the seminary.

Hodge, Charles

(1797–1878) Protestant theologian; born in Philadelphia. The son of a Continental Army surgeon, he graduated from Princeton (1815) and Princeton Theological Seminary (1819) and taught at the Princeton seminary from 1820 on. A powerful advocate for conservative Presbyterian doctrine, he edited the Princeton Review for more than 40 years. His influential Systematic Theology appeared in 1871–72.
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Chapter 3 looks at five "dissenters," Christians who have rejected the Enlightenment Project of the neutrality and objectivity of reason and therefore of science: Blaise Pascal, Johann Georg Hamann, Charles Hodge, Abraham Kuyper, and Herman Dooyeweerd.
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Working onto wet paper and sponging out excess detail, Arthur Melville created sparkling watercolours that convey a palpable enjoyment of scenes in Spain and north Africa, while the drama of scudding Venetian skies in Charles Hodge Mackie's Twilight, Venice are testatment to the lute of the exotic (Fig.