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December 1952
314 pages  

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John McMillan
The Apostle of Presbyterianism in the West, 1752-1833
Guthrie, Dwight
The first full biography of John McMillan, dubbed “the apostle of Presbyterianism in the Western Country.”, this book also offers a detailed account of early civilization and settlement beyond the Alleghenies.

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Dwight Raymond Guthrie was Samuel P. Harbison Professor of Bible at Grove City College, Pennsylvania.
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The first comprehensive biography of John McMillan, who “blew the Gospel trumpet”, and spread Presbyterianism west of the Alleghenies. McMillan was a missionary, minister, politician, patriarch, and a founder of Washington and Jefferson College. The book also offers a colorful hstory of the Scotch-Irish pioneers who tamed a rugged and hostile region of early America.


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