Duffield, George, Jr. American Presbyterianism
Duffield, George, Jr. American Presbyterianism

Duffield, George, Jr. American Presbyterianism

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Duffield, George, Jr. American Presbyterianism: A Sermon, delivered on Lord's Day, November 11, 1853. Philadelphia: Isaac Ashmead, 1854. First Edition.

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A sermon on Proverbs 17:6, "The glory of children are their fathers."

Duffield recounts the life of Francis McKemie, an Irish Presbyterian, who arrived in Delaware in 1682. The next two examples he relates that show the spirit of American Presbyterianism are the Plan of Union (1801), and the efforts of Presbyterians during the American Revolution.

George Duffield, D.D. (1794-1868), born in Lancaster County, Pa., educated at the University of Pennsylvania. “He was for many years pastor of Presbyterian Churches in Philadelphia, New York, and Detroit, and was an active leader of the New School movement.” – M’Clintock & Strong.