Title Quarterly Theological Review; Conducted by the Rev. Ezra Stiles El
Book Number 15441
ELY, EZRA STILES, ed. The Quarterly Theological Review; Conducted by the Rev. Ezra Stiles Ely, A.M. of the City of Philadelphia. [3 lines scripture] Vol. I. [& Vol. II]. Philadelphia: Published by Anthony Finley, at the North-east Corner of Fourth and Chesnut Streets. William Fry, Printer. 1818. [& 1819]. Octavo. Bound full leather with brown leather title label at top of spine, double gilt lines separate spine into 6 panels, old library call number tag near bottom of spine, small chip out of leather on both spine ends with loose edges pasted back down, worn through leather at corners, rubbed & scuffed, yellow page edges, 1 inch dia. piece torn from top of front free endpaper, light to medium foxing throughout. On front paste-down endpaper: bookplates of "Library of the Excelsior Society. Vol. No. 22, Shelf 54." and also: "Zimmerman Library, Wittenberg College..." Pagination: 572; 510pp. Index in each volume. Ezra Stiles Ely (1786-1861) Old School Presbyterian minister; graduated Yale College, pastor, Colchester, Conn.; chaplain, New York City Hospital; "In 1813 he was installed pastor of the Pine Street Church, Philadelphia, as successor of Dr. Alexander, removed to Princeton, but his strong anti-Hopkinsian tenets led to the division of the church. From 1825 until 1836 he was Stated Clerk of the General Assembly."--Nevin: Ency. Presby. Church in U.S., p.216. He edited the Quarterly Theological Review. We offer vols. 1 & 2 bound together. Contents include: Bishop White and J.E. on Assurance of Pardon, Dr. M'Leod on True Godliness, M'Chord's Essays, Review of Several American Writers on Moral Agency, Griffin on Atonement, etc.