Presbyterian and Reformed Churches: A Global History (Signed) From the Library of Morton H. Smith

By: James E. McGoldrick

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This book comes from the personal library of Morton H. Smith and is a clean copy with no underlining or notes. The book was inscribed to Smith by hte author on the front free end paper. This from Wikipedia: Morton Howison Smith (December 11, 1923 to November 12, 2017) was an American Presbyterian minister. He was the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America, serving from 1973 to 1988, and also served as its Moderator in 2000. Smith had degrees from the University of Michigan, Columbia Theological Seminary and the Free University of Amsterdam. He taught at Belhaven College and Reformed Theological Seminary before becoming Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America. Smith continued to serve as Professor of Systematic and Biblical Theology at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in his retirement. In 2004, a Festschrift was published in his honor. Confessing our Hope: Essays Celebrating the Life and Ministry of Morton H. Smith included contributions from J. Ligon Duncan III and George W. Knight III.In 1905, Westminster Press published History of the Presbyterian Churches of the World by church historian Richard Clark Reed (1851-1925). Reed's book, intended as a textbook for college and seminary students, covered the history of churches that subscribed to Presbyterian polity from the New Testament era to the beginning of the twentieth century. Based on Reed's original work as well as an unpublished manuscript by Presbyterian historian Thomas Hugh Spence Jr. (1899-1986), Presbyterian and Reformed Churches: A Global History picks up the story of Presbyterian and Reformed churches where the earlier works left off. In this volume, James McGoldrick revises and updates Reed's and Spence's original, historically relevant works, continuing the survey to the twenty-first century.Each chapter traces the history of Presbyterian and Reformed churches in individual nations and regions around the globe. The author covers the major events, leaders, and institutions influencing Presbyterian and Reformed church history in a readable style that is ideally suited for classroom study as well as for independent reading. A list of suggested additional readings concludes each chapter.


In 1905, Westminster Press published History of the Presbyterian Churches of the World by church historian Richard Clark Reed (1851"€"1925). Reed's book, intended as a textbook for college and seminary students, covered the history of churches that subscribed to Presbyterian polity from the New Testament era to the beginning of the twentieth century. Based on Reed's original work as well as an unpublished manuscript by Presbyterian historian Thomas Hugh Spence Jr. (1899"€"1986), Presbyterian and Reformed Churches: A Global History picks up the story of Presbyterian and Reformed churches where the earlier works left off. In this volume, James McGoldrick revises and updates Reed's and Spence's original, historically relevant works, continuing the survey to the twenty-first century.

Title: Presbyterian and Reformed Churches: A Global History (Signed) From the Library of Morton H. Smith

Author Name: James E. McGoldrick

Categories: Christian Church & Church History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Reformation Heritage Books: 2012

ISBN Number: 1601781628

ISBN Number 13: 9781601781628

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by the author

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