Title The Beneficial Influence of Christianity, Upon the Present State of Mankind
Binding Disbound pamphlet, side-stitched
Book Condition light foxing
Location Published 19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON-STIMPSON
Book Number 15578
STONE, JOHN. The Beneficial Influence of Christianity, Upon the Present State of Mankind, A Sermon by John S. Stone, Rector of St. Paul's Church, Boston. Delivered December 25th, 1833. Printed by Request. Boston: Charles Stimpson, Jr., 72 Washington Street. 1834. Octavo. Disbound pamphlet, side-stitched, light foxing. Collation: 1-34. Pagination: (1) title, (1) dedication, -23pp, (1) blank. American Imprints 26950. John Seely Stone (1795-1882) Protestant Episcopal clergyman and educator; educated Union College and General Theol. Sem.; rector of churches in Frederick, MD; New Haven, CT; St. Paul's, Boston; Christ Church, Brooklyn; and St. Paul's Church, Brooklyn,e Mass.; professor of theology in the Philadelphia Divinity Schools 1862-67; first dean and professor of systematic theology of the new Episcopal Theol. Sch., Cambridge, Mass. 1867-1876. "He was an eloquent preacher and a leader of thought in the Evangelical school of his Church. Holding firmly to the standard of the Reformation, justification by faith, he sympathized with the orthodox rather than the advanced school of New England theology. Ecclesiastically, he was one of those who opposed the Tractarian Movement of Oxford and the teachings of Pusey and Newman in regard to the Sacraments..."--Dict. Amer. Biog. XVIII:79.
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