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Hand and the Road The Life and Times of John A. Mackay

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ISBN-10: 0664235247

ISBN-13: 9780664235246

Edition: 2009

Authors: John Mackay Metzger

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This is the first biography of John A. Mackay (1889–1983), an important Presbyterian leader, missionary, and professor who served as president of Princeton Theological Seminary from 1936 to 1959. As president, he rebuilt the seminary faculty after the split in 1927. His ecumenical vision opened Princeton to a wider ecumenical stance and, under his leadership, the seminary prospered as a leading Protestant theological institution. Mackay was a leading ecumenist for much of the twentieth century and helped establish the World Council of Churches. He also founded Theology Today and is recognized as a major figure in both the Presbyterian Church and in theological education. This biography is…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 1/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

John Mackay Matzgeris an attorney in Princeton, New Jersey.

Sources and Acknowledgments
Introduction
Boyhood (1889–1907): "Enter ye in at the strait gate." (Matt. 7:13 KJV)
Scottish Education (1907–1913): "Ask, and it shall be given you." (Luke 11:9 KJV)
Student Days at Princeton (1913–1915): "Study to show thyself approved." (2 Tim. 2:15 KJV)
Final Preparations (1915–1916): "Go, view the land." (Josh. 2:1)
Earning the Right to Be Heard (1916–1922): "You need someone to teach you." (Heb. 5:12)
Evangelist to Students (1923–1926): "And he gave some...evangelists." (Eph. 4:11 KJV)
The YMCA in Montevideo (1926–1929): "A cottage in a vineyard." (Isa. 1:8 KJV)
The Christian Message, Furlough, and Travels (1929–1932): "What think ye of Christ?" (Matt. 22:42 KJV)
North America and the Mission Board (1932–1936): "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations." (Matt. 28:19 KJV)
Return to Princeton (1936–1959): "That your way may be known upon earth, your saving power among all nations." (Ps. 67:2)
Let the Church Be the Church (1936–1959): "That all the kingdoms of the earth may know" (Isa. 37:20 KJV)
The Ecumenical Church (1936–1959): "There is one body and one Spirit." (Eph. 4:4)
Washington Years and Retirement (1959–1983): "Faithful servant" (Matt. 25:21 KJV)
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