John McMillan (Paperback)

The Apostle of Presbyterianism in the West, 1752-1833

By Dwight Ray Guthrie

University of Pittsburgh Press, 9780822983583, 314pp.

Publication Date: December 15, 1952

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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.

About the Author

Dwight Raymond Guthrie was Samuel P. Harbison Professor of Bible at Grove City College, Pennsylvania.