Archibald Alexander (1772-1851) an American educator and theologian, he was President of Hampton-Sydney College (Virginia) from 1797 to 1806. In 1807 he became pastor of Pine Street Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. He received the Doctor of Divinity in 1810 from the College of New Jersey. He is most noted as founder and first principal of Princeton Seminary serving there from 1812 and 1840. As principal and professor of theology, he is considered the first of the great "Princeton theologians." He died in 1851 and was buried in Princeton Cemetery.
- "Do not for a moment suppose that you must make yourself better, or prepare your heart for a worthy reception of Christ, but come at once - come as you are." -- Archibald Alexander
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