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Miller, Samuel, 1769-1850



  • Existence: 1769 - 1850

Samuel Miller (October 31, 1769 – January 7, 1850) was a Presbyterian theologian who taught at Princeton Theological Seminary. Samuel Miller was born in Dover, Delaware, on 31 October 1769. His father was the Rev. John Miller (1722–1791). Miller attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 1789. He earned his license to preach in 1791, and the University of Pennsylvania awarded him a Doctorate of Divinity degree (D.D.) in 1804. From 1813 to 1849, he served as Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Church Government at Princeton Theological Seminary, and was also integral in founding the institution.Throughout his life, Miller was a vigorous participant in many of the controversies that took place within the Presbyterian Church, including that which resulted in the division of the church into new and old schools.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Miller and Archibald Alexander letter

Mss 815556.2
Identifier: Mss 815556.2
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Samuel Miller letter

Mss 816410.1
Identifier: Mss 816410.1
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