Eternal Hope: The Life of Timothy Alden, Jr

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Associated University Presses, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 242 pages
"The Reverend Timothy Alden, Jr. contributed significantly and early to higher education and the Presbyterian cause in Western Pennsylvania, as well as to antiquarian studies and the Sunday school movement. Based on Alden's unpublished letters, this biography examines the patriotism, religion, and bipolar moods that motivated Alden in the intellectual climes of New England and the rough western frontier at the beginning of the nineteenth century."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
 

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Contents

From Yarmouth to Cambridge
17
Preaching Teaching and Hoping
35
Casting About
59
The Frontier
84
Progress and Frustrations
115
Awaiting the Indications of Providence
144
Coda
166
Epilogue
186
Notes
213
List of Works Cited
229
Index
235
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About the author (2001)

Jonathan E. Helmreich is College Historian and Professor Emeritus of History at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

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