Archibald Alexander (1772-1851)

Biography (1884 Presbyterian Encyclopedia)

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Commemorative tablet at the Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (photo credit: R. Andrew Myers).

Commemorative tablet at the Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (photo credit: R. Andrew Myers).

Archibald Alexander was buried at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, New Jersey (photo credit: R. Andrew Myers).

Archibald Alexander was buried at Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, New Jersey (photo credit: R. Andrew Myers).

A Dialogue Between a Presbyterian and a "Friend" (1792)

The Way of Salvation Familiarly Explained in a Conversation Between a Father and His Children (1800)

January 25, 1802 Letter to Nathan Strong (1802)

July 19, 1803 Letter to Margaret Alexander Graham (1803, 1854)

Dr. Archibald Alexander’s Farewell Address (1812, 1853)

Inaugural Discourse at Princeton Theological  Seminary (1812)

A Discourse Occasioned by the Burning of the Theatre in the City of Richmond, Virginia, on the Twenty-Sixth of December, 1811 (1812)

A Missionary Sermon (1814)

Lecture Notes on Systematic Theology - taken by Charles Hodge (1818)

Review of James Murdock on the Nature of the Atonement (1824)

A Brief Outline of the Evidences of the Christian Religion (1825)

A Sermon, Preached in the Chapel of Nassau Hall (1826)

“Wilberforce Letter” (1827)

An Address Adapted to the Monthly Concert For Prayer (1828)

Preface to Matthew Henry's Commentary (1828, 1833)

The World to be Reclaimed by the Gospel (1828)

The Bible, A Key to the Phenomena of the Natural World (1829)

The Nature and Means of Growth in Grace (1829)

Suggestions in Vindication of Sunday-Schools (1829)

The Early History of Pelagianism (1830)

Review of Ashbel Green’s Lectures on the Shorter Catechism (1830)

The Doctrine of Original Sin as Held by the Church, Both Before and After the Reformation (1830)

Objections Obviated, and God Glorified, by the Success of the Gospel Among the Heathen: A Sermon (1830)

A Pocket Dictionary of the Holy Bible (1829, 1831)

Evidences of the Authenticity, Inspiration, and Canonical Authority of the Holy Scriptures (1830, 1836)

A Selection of Hymns, Adapted to the Devotions of the Closet, the Family, and the Social Circle (1831)

An Inquiry Into that Inability Under Which the Sinner Labours, and Whether it Furnishes Any Excuse for His Neglect of Duty (1831)

The Present Condition and Prospects of the Presbyterian Church (1832)

Review of The Articles of the Synod of Dort (1832)

The Evidences of the Christian Religion (1832)

The Character of the Genuine Theologian (1832)

An Address to Candidates for the Ministry, on the Importance of Aiming at Eminent Piety in Making Their Preparation for the Sacred Office (1832)

Annals of the Jewish Nation During the Period of the Second Temple (1832)

Survey of Modern German Works on Interpretation (1833)

The Racovian Catechism (1833)

Introductory Discourse to A Memoir of the Rev. Joseph W. Barr (1833)

Introductory Remarks to Monod’s Memoir of Julius Charles Rieu (1833)

History of the Patriarchs (1833)

The Pastoral Office (1834)

Evidences of a New Heart (1834)

The Church Establishment of England (1834)

The House of God Desirable (1835)

The Scottish Seceders (1835)

The Duty of Catechetical Instruction (1836)

A Practical View of Regeneration (1836)

Martin Luther at the Diet of Worms (1836)

Review of Godwin’s “Lectures on the Atheistic Controversy” (1837)

A Treatise on Justification By Faith (1837)

A Memorial of Mrs. Margaret Breckinridge (1839)

Review of “A Concise History of the Commencement, Progress, and Present Condition of the American Colonies, in Liberia” (1840)

A History of the Westminster Assembly of Divines (1841)

Review of Gildas Salvianus; or, The Reformed Pastor, by Richard Baxter (1841)

Origin of the Aborigines of America (1841)

Thoughts on Religious Experience (1841, 1844)

Thoughts on Religious Experience. To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing "Letters to the Aged," &c. &c. (1841, 1850)

Ruth the Moabitess (1842)

The People of God Led in Unknown Ways (1842)

Introductory Essay on the Nature of Vital Piety to Dr. Waterbury's Advice to a Young Christian (1843)

Address Delivered Before the Alumni Association of Washington College, Virginia (1843)

The Immediate Choice (1843)

The Refuge of Lies (1843)

Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth (1844, 1852)

Biographical Sketches of the Founder, and Principal Alumni of the Log College (1845)

A History of Colonization on the Western Coast of Africa (1846)

A Brief Compend of Bible Truth (1846)

Thoughts on the Education of Pious and Indigent Candidates for the Ministry (1846)

Review of David Brown’s Christ’s Second Coming: Will It Be Pre-Millennial? (1847)

Remarks on a Paragraph in the Rev. Doctor Davidson's History of the Presbyterian Church in Kentucky: In Reference to the Character of the Late Mr. John Lyle, Ruling Elder in the Timberridge Church, Virginia (1848)

Prophecies of Ninevah and Babylon (1848)

Introduction to Shepard K. Kollock’s Pastoral Reminiscences (1849)

Practical Sermons (1850)

Reminiscences of Patrick Henry (1850)

Zachariah Johnston (1850)

The Canon of the Old and New Testaments Ascertained, or The Bible Complete without the Apocrypha and Unwritten Traditions (1851)

Universalism False and Unscriptural (1851)

Address at the Laying of the Cornerstone of the Presbyterian Church in Southwark, Philadelphia, September 17th, 1849 (1851)

Counsels of the Aged to the Young (1852)

Outlines of Moral Science (1852)

A History of the Israelitish Nation From Their Origin to Their Dispersion at the Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans (1853)

Dr. Alexander’s Last Sermon (1854)

Sermons of the Log College (1855)

Practical Truths (1857)

Christ's Gracious Invitation (1861)

Love to An Unseen Savior (1863)

Some Hitherto Unpublished Letters of Prof. Archibald Alexander, D.D. (1914)


Included is a January 1, 1802 letter by George A. Baxter on the Kentucky Revival.

Included is a January 1, 1802 letter by George A. Baxter on the Kentucky Revival.

Source: James W. Alexander,  The Life of Archibald Alexander , pp. 274-725.

Source: James W. Alexander, The Life of Archibald Alexander, pp. 274-725.

The sermon preached at the inauguration service by Samuel Miller can be found  here .

The sermon preached at the inauguration service by Samuel Miller can be found here.

This review is a 3-part article which was published in the February, March and April 1824 issues of The Christian Advocate.

This review is a 3-part article which was published in the February, March and April 1824 issues of The Christian Advocate.

Source: https://web.archive.org/web/20150211175548/http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/pdfs/la/FreedomsJournal/v1n26.pdf  Authorship of the anonymous “Wilberforce Letter” is attributed to Archibald Alexander by Winston James, The Struggles of John Brown Russwurm: The Life and Writings of a Pan-Africanist Pioneer, 1799-1851, pp. 36-37, 110, 181, 265-266.

Source: https://web.archive.org/web/20150211175548/http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/pdfs/la/FreedomsJournal/v1n26.pdf

Authorship of the anonymous “Wilberforce Letter” is attributed to Archibald Alexander by Winston James, The Struggles of John Brown Russwurm: The Life and Writings of a Pan-Africanist Pioneer, 1799-1851, pp. 36-37, 110, 181, 265-266.

Published anonymously, but attributed to Archibald Alexander.

Published anonymously, but attributed to Archibald Alexander.

Archibald Alexander’s installation sermon given on behalf of his son James W. Alexander.

Archibald Alexander’s installation sermon given on behalf of his son James W. Alexander.