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Mercersburg Primary Sources

A much fuller version of this page, comprising a complete bibliography of Mercersburg materials, as well as links to any available online, will be coming soon, compliments of Dr. Lee Barrett of Lancaster Theological Seminary.

For now, however, the following listing of links to Mercersburg-related primary source material online, has been supplied by Dr. Keith Mathison of Ligonier Ministries.  Many thanks to him for his labors.

Mercersburg Review (1849–1852); Mercersburg Quarterly Review (1853–1856); Mercersburg Review (1857–1878); Reformed Quarterly Review (1879–1896); Reformed Church Review (1897–1926)
Google Books Links

Mercersburg Review (1849–1852)
Volume 1 (1849)
Volume 2 (1850)
Volume 3 (1851)
Volume 4 (1852)

Mercersburg Quarterly Review (1853–1856)
Volume 5 (1853)
Volume 6 (1854)
Volume 7 (1855)
Volume 8 (1856)

Mercersburg Review (1857–1878)
Volume 9 (1857)
Volume 10 (1858)
Volume 11 (1859)
Volume 12 (1860)
Volume 13 (1861)
(Not Published from 1862–1866)
Volume 14 (1867)
Volume 15 (1868)
Volume 16 (1869)
Volume 17 (1870)
Volume 18 (1871)
Volume 19 (1872)
Volume 20 (1873)
Volume 21 (1874)
(no Volume 22 (1875))
Volume 23 (1876)
Volume 24 (1877)
Volume 25 (1878)

Reformed Quarterly Review (1879–1896)
Volume 26 (1879)
Volume 27 (1880)
Volume 28 (1881)
Volume 29 (1882)
Volume 30 (1883)
Volume 31 (1884)
Volume 32 (1885)
Volume 33 (1886)
Volume 34 (1887)
Volume 35 (1888)
Volume 36 (1889)
Volume 37 (1890)
Volume 38 (1891)
Volume 39 (1892)
Volume 40 (1893)
Volume 41 (1894)
Volume 42 (1895)
Volume 43 (1896)

Reformed Church Review (1897–1926)
Volume 1 (1897)


Other Online Works by John W. Nevin
A Summary of Biblical Antiquities (1829; this is the 1849 edition)
The Anxious Bench (1843)
Sermon on Catholic Unity (1845; In the appendix to Schaff’s Principle of Protestantism)
The Mystical Presence (1846)
History and Genius of the Heidelberg Catechism (1847)
A Vindication of the Revised Liturgy (1867) 
Nevin and Hodge Debate
Princeton Review of The Anxious Bench (1844)
Hodge – Book Review of The Mystical Presence (1848)
Nevin – Preface to Antichrist (1848)
Hodge – Review of Antichrist (1848)
Nevin – Response to Hodge’s review of The Mystical Presence (1850)
Hodge – Article – “What is Christianity?” (1860)

Related Southern Debate
Cunningham – Zwingli and the Doctrine of the Sacraments (1862)
Hodge – extract from Systematic Theology (1871–1873)
Adger – Calvin Defended Against Drs. Cunningham and Hodge (1876)

Other Online Mercersburg Works
Philip Schaff, The Principle of Protestantism (1845)
Hodge Review of The Principle of Protestantism (1845)
Gerhart, Institutes of the Christian Religion, Vol. 1 (1894)
Institutes of the Christian Religion, Vol. 2 (1894)
Samuel Miller (not the Princetonian S.M.), A Treatise on Mercersburg Theology (1866)

Additional Works, not online
Helfenstein, Jacob, A Perverted Gospel or the Romanizing Tendency of the Mercersburg Theology (Philadelphia: William S, Young, 1853).

Janeway, J. J., Antidote to the Poison of Popery in the Publications of Professor Schaff (New Brunswick, New Jersey: J. Terhune and Sons, 1854).

Janeway, J. J., A Contrast Between the Erroneous Assertions of Professor Schaff and the Testimony of Credible Ecclesiastical Historians; in Regard to the State of the Christian Church in the Middle Ages (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Ternine and Son, 1852).

Kieffer, Moses, “Theological Seminary at Mercersburg: Earlier Reminiscences 1838-1851,” Weekly Messenger 36 (1870): 2.

Schneck, B. S., Mercersburg Theology Inconsistent with Protestant and Reformed Doctrine (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippencott and Company, 1874).

(If you find any of these links to be broken, please notify w.b.littlejohn@gmail.com.)