McCormick Theological Seminary is one of eleven schools of theology of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Theology is the study of a god or the gods from a religious perspective The Presbyterian Church (USA or PC (USA is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States. It shares a campus with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, bordering the campus of the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC is a Seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The University of Chicago is a Private university located principally in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. Primarily a seminary serving the Presbytery of Chicago and the Synod of Lincoln Trails, McCormick Theological Seminary also educates members of other Christian denominations. A seminary, theological college, or divinity school is a specialized and often live-in Higher education institution for the purpose of instructing students It was named after American industrialist Cyrus McCormick. Cyrus Hall McCormick Sr ( February 15 1809 &ndash May 13 1884) of Rockbridge County Virginia was an American
McCormick Theological Seminary was established in 1829 as a preparatory school in Hanover, Indiana for prospective Presbyterian ministers hoping to serve on the western frontier of the expanding United States. For the game see 1829 (board game. Year 1829 ( MDCCCXXIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display Hanover is a town in Hanover Township, Jefferson County, Indiana, along the Ohio River. Presbyterianism is a family of Christian denominations within the Reformed branch of Protestant Western Christianity In Christian churches, a minister is someone who is authorized by a church or religious organization to perform clergy functions such as teaching of beliefs The United States of America —commonly referred to as the When the western frontier boundary moved, the school also moved and opened in Chicago's present-day Lincoln Park neighborhood in 1859. History The area now known as Lincoln Park in Chicago was primarily forest with stretches of grassland and occasional quicksand until the late 1820s when the Europeans arrived Year 1859 ( MDCCCLIX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Their old campus now forms a part of the DePaul University campus on Fullerton Parkway between Halsted and Racine Streets. DePaul University is a private institution of Higher education and Research in Chicago, Illinois, U In 1969, the Young Lords and 350 local community residents aided by seminary students, sat in at the seminary's administration building and held it for a week, demanding $650,000 to be invested in low income housing. The Young Lords, later Young Lords Organization and in New York (notably Spanish Harlem) Young Lords Party, was a Puerto Rican nationalist
In 1975, facing a dire financial situation and declining enrollment, McCormick moved to the Hyde Park neighborhood in Chicago. Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. History (Hyde Park Paul Cornell a successful businessman real-estate speculator and Abolitionist, purchased of land between 51st and 55th Streets along the Lake This move divested the institution of infrastructure while reinforcing its commitment to urban ministry. Sharing facilities with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC), McCormick began to help foster important ecumenical cooperation between the Presbyterian and Lutheran churches. In 2003 McCormick reinforced and recommitted itself to its ecumenical partnership with LSTC by building a new building situated on the LSTC campus. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar.
The Fifth Quarter Century at McCormick, 1929-1954. by Dr. Ovid R. Sellers. Ovid Rogers Sellers (born August 12, 1884, died 1975 was an internationally known Old Testament scholar and Archaeologist who played a role McCormick Theological Seminary, 1955.