The modern era in the 19th century was a time of globalization of Protestant Christianity, reform societies, rapid development and expanding big business, development of agriculture, beginning of Woman’s suffrage movement, industrial conflict and Darwinism. Princeton theologians, Particularly Charles Hodge, were the leading and foremost voice of faith and morality. The growing American nation looked to the Church to provide the timeless truth and prophetic voice for the voiceless, the infirmed, the voice of education, reconciliation during divisive seasons, and faith and reason.

Charles Hodge Influence on Abolition of Slavery