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"""This volume is a comprehensive summary of the History of Lebanon Classis during the century closing with the year 1920... Particularly interesting is the author's treatment of pioneer days, embracing early migrations into these parts, first settlements, initial and prolonged struggles, which were accentuated by the poverty of the settlers, enmity of the Indians, and the difficulty of secuing leaders and teachers... Very satisfactory individual sketches of the 48 congregations now within the bounds of Classis, giving the date of their origin, the circumstances of their founding, the names of pastors and the periods of pastoral service, form an invaluable part of the volume... The edition is limited, consisting of 500 copies""--from a 1p. sheet advertising the book and signed by 4 ministers and 1 elder that composed the ""Committee."" Ad sheet not included with this book. Folding map, many illustrations. Bound blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, spine faded some, both hinges have a 1.4cm wide blue strip of book tape or cloth sometime neatly applied along the outside hinges, light shelf wear at edges, endpapers browning, contents lightly tanned otherwise clean. Pagination: (1) title, (1) printer, [iii]-iv foreword, [v]-viii preface, (1) portrait author, (1) blank, [xi]-xiv contents, -473pp. Includes an index pp. 467-473 as well as a few charts & statistics. "
Title: Centennial History of Lebanon Classis of the Reformed Church in the U.S. Together with Brief Sketches of Various Churches, Congregations and Prominent Workders in the Kingdom 1820-1920. Compiled by Prof. Thos. S. Stein.
Publisher: (Lebanon, Pa), (Sowers Printing Company): [no date, circa 1920] 1920
Size: 20th Century Books,|German Reformed Church,|Ameri
Weight: 2.00 Item
Item Number: 17968
Keywords: 20th Century Books, American Church History, Regional/Local Church History, Reformed Theology & History,