PCA Historical Center

Archives & Manuscript Repository for the Continuing Presbyterian Church

Comprehensive Article Index - Authors

A
Adger, John Bailey [1810 - 1899], "A Call to the Ministry" (1882)
_______________, "A Denial of Divine Right for Organs in Public Worship" (1869) 
_______________, "A Few Observations on the Foregoing Article" (1873)
_______________, "A Thoroughly Educated Ministry" (1883)
_______________, "Calvin Defended against Drs. Cunningham and Hodge" (1876)
_______________, "Harbingers of the Reformation" (1885)
_______________, "The General Assembly at New Orleans" (1877)
Alexander, Maitland, Eulogy for Dr. J. Gresham Machen (1937)
Allis, Oswald T., "Robert Dick Wilson--Defender of God's Word" (1930)
Anderson, S.J.P., "Form and Spirit" (1850)
_____________, "Notes on the Miracles of our Lord" (1851)
_____________, "The Prophets of the Restoration" (1856) [review of T.V. Moore's Commentary on Haggai, etc.]
Anonymous, "The Scriptural Office of the Deacon," in Presbyterian Tracts, vol. 6, tract no. 94, 16 pp.
__________, "Modern Homiletics" (1885)
__________, "Pastors and Evangelists versus Stated Supplies" (1871)
Anonymous ["A Georgia Pastor"], "The Church a Spiritual Power" (1859)
Anonymous ["H.B.H."], "A Pastor's Farewell to his Study" (1858)
Armes, Roland K., "The Moderator's Message," The Clarion, 1.3 (October 1944): 1.
Armstrong, George D., "The Revised Directory for Worship" (1881)

B
Baird, Samuel J., "Constitution of the Presbyterian Church" (1857)
Barbour, Lewis Green, A Brief in the Case of the Marriage with a Deceased Wife's Sister (1884)
Bell, L. Nelson, "No Birth Certificate!" (1962)
Belz, Max, "Ask God to Use His Rod" (circa 1948)
Berkhof, Louis, "The Development of Spirituality in Seminary Students" (1938)
Bible Presbyterian Church, "The Harvey Cedars Resolutions" (1945)
Black, John, "The Substance of Some Discourses on Baptism" (1846)
Boggs, W.E., "The Deacon’s Office in the Church of the New Testament" (1875)
Breckinridge, Robert J., "The Christian Pastor, one of Christ’s Ascension Gifts" (1884)
__________________, "Presbyterian Government Not a Hierarchy, But a Commonwealth" (1882)
__________________, "Presbyterian Ordination Not a Charm, But an Act of Government" (1882)
__________________, "Some Thoughts on the Developement of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A." (1848)
Buswell, J. Oliver, Jr., Letter to Cornelius Van Til, regarding apologetics (1937)
__________________, "Of God and the Holy Trinity" - Lecture on WCF Chapter 2 [.pdf] ; [.doc]

C
Campbell, Samuel D., "An Educated Ministry—The Board of Education" (1859)
Cassells, Samuel J., "Arminianism Restrictive of Divine Free Agency" (1852)
Clark, Gordon H., "The Auburn Heresy" (1935)
______________, "The Ordination of Women" (1977)
Cox, Robert H., "A Clarion Call" in The Clarion 1.1 (August 1944): 1.
____________, "The Eighth General Synod," The Clarion 1.11 (June 1945): page 1; page 4; page 5.
____________, "How Distinctive Is Our Witness?" The Clarion 1.5 (December 1944): 2.
Craig, Samuel G., "Westminster Seminary and the Reformed Faith" (1934)
Cross, Thomas G., Historical Background and Development of the Reformed Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Synod (1968)
Curtis, Thomas, "A Standard Edition of the English Bible" (1858)

D
Dabney, Robert Lewis [1820-1898], "Christ Our Substitute," - also available in HTML format.
__________________, "The Changes Proposed in Our Book of Discipline" (1859)
Darnall, W.H., "The Creation" (1867)
Dickson, Andrew Flinn, "God’s Rest, our Rest" (1855)
Donaldson, LaVerne, "Present Needs of Our Church," The Clarion 1.2 (September 1944): 1.
Douglas, John, "On Organs" (1855)
Dunkerley, Donald, "Baptism--Of Infants?--By Sprinkling?" (1972)

E
Edgar, Andrew, "Fencing the Table" (1885)
Engles, W.M., "Recollections of Dr. Janeway" (1859)
Evans, Frederick W., Jr., "Job: A Message for God's People Today" [1991, final sermon]

F
Fraser, A.M., "Dr. Thornwell as an Ecclesiologist" (1912)
Frierson, David Ethan, "Presbyterianism" (1879)

G
Gage, Daniel S., "The Auburn Affirmation" (1942)
Girardeau, John L, "Individual Liberty and Church Authority" (1889), 18 p.
______________, "Pastoral Charge to Rev. James H. Thornwell"
______________, "Report on the Diaconate" (1884) - authored together with R.L. Dabney and T.E. Peck.
______________, "Our Ecclesiastical Relations to Freedmen" (1867)
______________, "The Diaconate" (1879); Part II (1880);
______________, "The Diaconate Again" (1881)
______________, "The Importance of the Office of the Deacon" (1881)
______________, "The Suffering Seaboard of South Carolina" (1876)
Gray, John Hanna, Letter to a Pastor and his wife on the death of their son (circa 1873)
Green, Ashbel, "Was Jonathan Edwards a Presbyterian?" (1839)
Griffiths, H. McAllister, "The Meaning of the Pledge" Presbyterian Guardian.1.5 (2 Dec. 1935): 71.
___________________, "Unity in Purity" Presbyterian Guardian 1.10 (Feb. 1936): 159.
___________________, "What Price Treason?" Presbyterian Guardian 2.1 (6 April 1936): 3.

H
Hall, David W., "Bibliographic Essay on Church Government" [from Premise, May 1995]
Herron, David [1832-1908], "The Jubilee Trumpet"
Hill, William E., Jr., "No-Compromise Men and Churches" [HTML only; from Convocation of Sessions, 1973]
Hodge, Caspar Wistar [1870-1937], "The Reformed Faith" (1929)
_________________, "The Significance of the Reformed Theology Today"
Hodge, Charles, Funeral Sermon for the Rev. J. J. Janeway (1858)
____________, "The Revised Book of Discipline" (1858)
____________, What Is Presbyterianism?(1855), 80 p.
____________, "What Is the System of Doctrine? [HTML only]
Hodge, J. Aspinwall, Chapter 6--Of Deacons, in What Is Presbyterian Law? (1882)
Howe, George, "Funeral Sermon for the Rev. Robert Means" (1836)
Hutchinson, George P., The History Behind the Reformed Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Synod (1974)
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Nature of Presbyterianism
Chapter 2: The Reformed Presbyterian Church in America
Chapter 3: The Reformed Presbyterian Church, General Synod
Chapter 4: The Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
Chapter 5: The Broadening Church in the U.S.A.
Chapter 6: The Presbyterian Separatist Movement
Chapter 7: The Bible Presbyterian Church
Chapter 8: The Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Chapter 9: The Reformed Presbyterian Church, Evangelical Synod
Chapter 10: The Necessity for Consistent Christianity

I-J
Johnson, Hon. Herschel Vespasion [1812-1880], "Eloquence" (1854)

K-L
Kerr, Robert P., "The Revised Directory" (1890)
____________, "The Revised Directory for Worship" (1892)

Laird, Harold Samuel, "Called Out and Cast Out"
Lathem, Abraham Lance, "How to Conduct a Summer Bible School" (1937)
Latimer, James Fair, "The Influence of the Invisible Church upon the Visible Church in the Formulation of Her Creed" (1885)
Law, Thomas H., "Dr. Thornwell as a Preacher and a Teacher," (1912)
Lefevre, J.A., "The Diaconate of Scripture" (1881)
__________, "The Presbyterian Diaconate" (1881)
Lewis, F.W., "A Plea for the Study of Hebrew" (1879)
Loetscher, Frederick W., "Address on the 200th Anniversary of the Adopting Act" - also available in HTML format.
Long, Isaac Jaspers, "Powers of the General Assembly" (1868)
Lowrie, John M., "The Presbyterian Church and Foreign Missions" (1853)
Lyon, James Adair [1814-1882], "Christianity—A Disciplinary Element in an Education" (1858)

M-N
Macartney, Clarence Edward, "Pulpit Comments on Dr. Machen's Suspension" (1936)
Machar, Agnes M. [1837-1927], "An Apostolic Missionary in China" (1882)
Machen, J. Gresham, "An Apostate Church?" PG 2.3 (4 May 1936): 42.
________________, "Are We Schismatics?" Presbyterian Guardian 2.2 (20 April 1936): 22.
________________, "Christianity in Conflict"
________________, "Mountains and Why We Love Them" (1933)
________________, "My Idea of God" (1927)
________________, Letter regarding ethical decisions (1936)
________________, "The Changing Scene and the Unchanging Word" (1936)
________________, "The Church of God" (1936 sermon)
________________, "The Necessity of the Christian School" (1933)
________________, "The Need of Regeneration" PG 2.5 (1 June 1936): 90.
________________, The Separateness of the Church (1925)
MacRae, Allan A., "Why the League?" (1925)
______________, "The Holy Scriptures" - Lecture on WCF Chapter 1 [.pdf] ; [.doc]
Martin, Edward, "The Law of the Sabbath, in its Bearing upon National Prosperity" (1862)
M'Millan, W.H., "The Diaconate a Scriptural Office," Evangelical Repository 57.1 (June 1880): 15-20.
McConkey, James H., "Prayer"
McIlwaine, William A., Letter to PCA Missionaries (1977) - also available in HTML format.
McIntire, Carl, Letter containing an Autobiographical Account
McLees, John, "A Memorial of the Rev. David Humphreys" (1870)
McLeod, Alexander, "Negro Slavery Unjustifiable, or The Practice of Holding Men in Perpetual Slavery Condemned" (1802)
McLeod, John Niel, "The Dying Christian's Estimate of Heaven--A Discourse in Memory of the late Rev. Andrew W. Black, D.D." (1859)
_______________, "The Reformed Presbyterian Church--An Historical Sketch" (1860)
Meyrowitz, Alexander, "Ethics of the Fathers" (1879)
Miller, Samuel, "Church Attachment and Sectarianism" (1854) - also available in HTML format.
____________, "The, Earth Filled with the Glory of the Lord," (1835) - also available in HTML format.
____________, "The Vows of Teaching and Ruling Elders" (1833) - also available in HTML format.
Mosely, Bennet Williamson [1836-1886], "Ministerial Training" (1873)
Moseley, Robert Kelso, "What Were the Cherubim?"
Mullally, Francis P., "Man’s Sympathy with Man, and the Means of Grace" (1882)
Murray, Nicholas, "Recollections of Dr. Janeway" (1860)

O
Ockenga, Harold J., "Robert Dick Wilson, Torchbearer" (1931)

P
P almer, Benjamin Morgan, A Plea for Doctrine as the Instrument of Santification (1849)
_____________________, "Life, Character, and Genius of the Late Rev. James H. Thornwell" (1862)
_____________________, "The Art of Conversation" (1862)
_____________________, "The Relation between the Work of Christ and the Condition of the Angelic World" (1847)
_____________________, "The Tribunal of History" (1872) - [pdf image scan]
Patterson, Donald B., "At the Crossroads" (1972)
Patton, Francis Landey, "Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield: A Memorial Address" (1921)
___________________, "Thoughts on the Theistic Controversy"
Peck, Thomas E., "The Action of the Assembly of 1879 on Worldly Amusements" (1880)
_____________, Chapter 19--Deacons, in Notes on Ecclesiology (1892)
Porter, A.A., "On a Call to the Gospel Ministry" (1873)
Presbyterian Church in America [PCA], "Message to All Churches" (1973) - also available in HTML format.
_______________________________, "Pastoral Letter Concerning the Experience of the Holy Spirit in the Church Today" (1975)
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. [PCUS], Report on Dispensationalism (1944)
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. [PCUSA], "Doctrinal Deliverance of 1910"
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. [PC(USA)], "Declaration of Conscience" (2003, compared with the 1969 "Declaration of Commitment")
Presbyterian Churchmen United, "Declaration of Commitment" (1969)

Q-R
Ramsay, James Beverlin, "The Deaconship" (1859)
Rayburn, Robert G., Eulogy for Dr. Francis Schaeffer (1984)
________________, "History of Covenant College and Covenant Theological Seminary"
Reed, R.C., "The Deacon," in The Union Seminary Magazine 15.2 (1903): 215-224.
Reid, William Stanford, "Needed: Historical Perspective" (1953)
__________________, "Presenting All Sides" (1940)
__________________, "The Covenants of the Scriptures"
__________________, "The Development of Presbyterian Church Government"
__________________, "The Westminster Assembly's Directory of Worship" (1938)
Robinson, Stuart, "John Knox, as the English and as the Scottish Reformer, Part I" (1876) and Part II (1877)
______________, "Recently Discovered Memoranda of the Westminster Assembly" (1876)
______________, "The Office of Deacon," (1855)
______________, "Trustees of Church Property--Their Functions and Relations to the Deacons of the Church," (1855)
Robinson, William Childs, "The Christian Faith According to the Shorter Catechism" (1950)
____________________, "The Liberal Attack Upon the Supernatural Christ" (1946, re: The Auburn Affirmation)
____________________, "The Northern Presbyterian Situation in the Light of Presbyterian History" (1935)
____________________, "What Is an Offense?" (1960)

S
Schaeffer, Francis August, "A Day of Sober Rejoicing" (1982) - also available in HTML format.
____________________, "A Review of a Review" (1948; re: apologetics)
____________________, "A Step Forward" (1973, re: formation of the PCA)
____________________, "The Fundamentalist Christian and Anti-Semitism" (1943)
____________________, "We Don't Have Forever" (1980)
Scott, W.L., "The Nature of the Atonement—Why it is necessarily Vicarious" (1870)
Settle, Paul G., "Our Formative Years" (1993)
Shepperson, John G., "The Authority of Ecclesiastical Rulers" (1854)
Smith, B.M., "The Sacraments of the New Testament" (1880)
Smith, Morton H., "How Is the Gold Become Dim!" [HTML only; from Convocation of Sessions, 1973]
Smyth, Thomas, "Assurance--Witness of the Spirit--and the Call to the Ministry" (1848)
_____________, "The Call to the Ministry—Its Nature and Evidence" (1849)
___________, "The Necessity and Importance of Controversy" (1853)
_____________, "The Office of Deacon" (1848)
_____________, "The Scriptural and Divine Right for Using Mechanical as well as Vocal Instruments in the Worship of God" (1868)
Smythe, William McKelvey, "Critical Remarks on the Institution of the Lord’s Supper" (1850)
Soltau, T. Stanley, "God's Remedy for Anxiety" (undated)
Spring, Gardiner, "The Gardiner Spring Resolutions" (1861)
Stanfield, J.A., "The Unjust Steward" (1854)
Stevenson, J. Ross, Eulogy for the Rev. Dr. Benjamin B. Warfield (1921)
Stillman, Charles, "Success in the Ministry" (1855)
Stonehouse, Ned B., "The League's Program" (1925, re: The League of Evangelical Students)

T
Talmadge, Samuel Kennedy, "The Life of Archibald Alexander, D.D." (1854)
Taylor, G. Aiken, "What Presbyterians Believe" (1960)
Thompson, Murray F., Have the Organizers of the IBPFM Violated the Law of the PCUSA?
Thornwell, James H. [1812-1862], "A Few More Words on the Revised Book of Discipline" (1860)
_________________, "Dr. Thornwell on Ruling Elders" (1867)
_________________, "Judgments, A Call to Repentance" (1854) - also available in HTML format.
_________________, "Paley’s Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy" (1853)
_________________, "Report on Slavery" (1852)
_________________, The Christian Pastor (1847)
_________________, "The General Assembly of 1847"
_________________, "The Office of Reason in Regard to Revelation" (1847)

U-V
Van Til, Cornelius, Letter to Dr. Gordon H. Clark (1938)
Vos, Gerhardus, "Christian Faith and the Truthfulness of Bible History," Princeton Theological Review 4.3 (July 1906): 289-305.

W
Waddell, James A., "Re-Examination of Dr. Girardeau’s Views of the Freedom of the Will" (1880)
Warfield, Benjamin B., "Paul on Women Speaking in Church" (1919)
__________________, "Presbyterian Deaconesses" (1889)
__________________, "Revision or Reaffirmation?" (1900) - [HTML only]
__________________, "The Canonicity of Second Peter" (1882)
__________________, "The Present Problem of Inspiration" (1891)
Webb, R.A., "The Revised Directory" (1890)
_________, "The Revised Directory for Worship" (1892)
Whaling, Thornton, "Dr. Thornwell as a Theologian" (1912)
White, H.M., "The Revised Directory for Worship" (1892)
White, Robert Baker, The Influence of Presbyterianism on the Culture of the Human Intellect and the Progress of Piety"
Williamson, W. Jack, "Law and Procedure, or How and Why in 1973" [HTML only; from Convocation of Sessions, 1973]
Witherspoon, John, "The Preliminary Principles" [Comparison of the text held by the PCA (1973), OPC (1936) and PCUSA (1789)]
Wilson, John Leighton, "Presbyterian Polity and Foreign Missions" (1884)
__________________, The Certainty of the World's Conversion (1848)
__________________, "The Church’s Method of Conducting the Foreign Missionary Work" (1883)
__________________, "Thoughts on Foreign Missions" (1879)
Wilson, Joseph Ruggles, "Concerning the Manner of Preaching" (1877)
___________________, "In What Sense are Preachers to Preach Themselves?" (1874)
___________________, "The General Assembly of 1862" (1862)
Wilson, Robert Dick, ""Groundless Attacks in the Field of Oriental Scholarship," in The Bible Student and Teacher (1904)
________________, "Inaugural Address" (1900)
________________, "The Rule of Faith and Life" (1928)
Witherspoon, J.R., "A Brief Memoir of the Rev James Edmonds, of Charleston, South Carolina" (1854)
_______________, "Memoir of the Late Rev'd Thomas Reese, D.D., of South Carolina" (1852)
_______________, "Biographical Sketch of Major John James, an Undaunted Patriot and Soldier of the Revolution " (1854)
Witherspoon, Thomas Dwight, "The Distinctive Doctrines and Polity of Presbyterianism" (1883)
Woods, Henry M., "Robert Lewis Dabney: Prince Among Theologians and Men," - A Memorial Address

X-Y-Z
Young, John M.L., "Some Observations After a Year's Furlough" (1954)

Zoerner, W.A.H., "The Grand Rapids Conference" [of the League of Evangelical Students, 1925]