This blog chiefly seeks to collate materials available elsewhere on the net by or about J Gresham Machen

Monday, 8 September 2008

Main Biographies

The main biographies regarding Machen are as follows:

1. Coray, Henry W, J. Gresham Machen A Silhouette (Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 1981), pb, 128pp.; 19 cm. (Willow Grove, PA: The Committee for the Historian of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 2002), pb, 127pp; 21.5 cm.
2. Chrisope, Terry A, Toward a Sure Faith: J. Gresham Machen and the Dilemma of Biblical Criticism, 1881-1915 (Ross-Shire, UK: Christian Focus Publications, 2000), pb, 240pp; 21.5 cm.
3. Stonehouse, Ned B, J. Gresham Machen: A Biographical Memoir (Grand Rapids: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1954), hb, 520pp; 22 cm.
4. Woolley, Paul, The Significance of J Gresham Machen Today (Nutley, NJ: Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing Co, 1977), pb, 84pp; 21 cm.
5. Nichol, Stephen J, J. Gresham Machen: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought (Nutley NJ, Presbyterian & Reformed Pub Co, 2004) pb, 252 pp
6. Hart, Daryl G, Defending the Faith: J. Gresham Machen and the Crisis of Conservative Protestantism in Modern America Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1994. (based on Doctor Fundamentalis: An Intellectual Biography of J. Gresham Machen, 1881-1937. PhD diss, John Hopkins University, 1988)
Also note
Lippmann, Walter, A Preface to Morals (Boston: Beacon Press, 1960), pb, 348pp; 20 cm. [pages 32-34 present Lippmann's comments regarding Dr Machen]
Hart, Daryl G "J. Gresham Machen." In Handbook of Evangelical Theologians. Walter A. Elwell, ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1993.
_____ "The Legacy of J Gresham Machen and the Identity of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church." Westminster Theological Journal 53 (1991): 209-225.

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