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Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800–1871)

Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson (brek’in-rij). A noted Presbyterian divine and theological writer; born at Cabell’s Dale, KY, March 8, 1800; died at Danville, KY, Dec. 27, 1871. He was originally a lawyer. He became president of Jefferson College, 1845–47; from 1847 he was pastor at Lexington, KY. He was a leader in the division of the Presbyterian Church in 1837 into Old and New Schools. His chief work was ‘Knowledge of God, Objectively Considered’ (1857); ‘Knowledge of God, Subjectively Considered’ (1859).