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By: 13 German-Lutheran Titles Bound Together, Including the Free Evangelical Lutheran Conferences called by Walther in Reaction to the American Lutheranism of Schmucker & Kurtz. Also a Scarce & Early History of the Geramn-Lutheran Colony in Saginaw City, Mic
Publisher: New-York:, H. Ludwig, Verleger und Buchdrucker, No. 39, Centre-Str.: 1851-1858
Item Number: 14411
Condition: Bound marbled paper over boards with leather corners, rebacked in modern acid-free heavy brown paper with printed paper title label, worn through leather at corners, marbled endpapers cracking at hinges but hinges tight, light to moderate foxing throughout.
56pp +(8) blank pp. These free conferences were attended by pastors and laymen. They were called by Walther in reaction to the American Lutheranism of Scmucker & Kurtz. Bound with: BURKHARDT, LORENZ HEINRICH, & CHRISTIAN HEINRICH SIXT. Installations=Rede von D. Lorenz Heinrich Burkhardt, k. Consistorialrathe und erstem Hauptprediger zu Ansbach und Antrittspredigt von Christian Heinrich Sixt, k. Dekan und Hauptprediger, gehalten be der Einsetzung des Letzteren am i. Sonntage nach Trinitatis, den 25. Juli 1858, in der St. Sebaldskirche zu Nürnberg. Der Ertrag ist zu einem wohlthätigen... View more info
Publisher: Salem:, Printed by Joshua Cushing, for the Editors.: [1803-1804]
Item Number: 16089
Condition: Bound original leather over boards--heavily scuffed, worn through leather at corners, rebacked in heavy brown acid-free Canson paper with original black leather title & volume labels laid over, 19th century seminary library bookplate, archival rag paper strip pasted over inside hinges, small oval library blind-stamp on title and several other pages, small 4 digit accession number stamp on verso of title, light to medium foxing. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, -, (1) blank, -40pp. Collation: [A]4, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Mmm4, 2 unsigned leaves (index), A-E4. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, -430, text, (3) index, (1) blank; -40 Vol. II, May 1804 issue. Magazine includes vol. I, May-April, 1803-1804, plus the May 1804 issue of Vol. II.
Contents include: Brief Account of a Religious Attention in the North Parish in Weymouth, Mass.; On Divine Sovereignty; Character of Dr. Erskine; Revival of Religion in Holles; Life of Cotton Mather; The State of the Soul After Death; Concerning the Duty of a Church to Censure its Members for the Sin of Heresy; Life of Mrs. Sarah Gill; On Ministerial Unfaithfulness; The Importance of Piety in Parents and Guardians of Youth; The Dying Negro (hung in a cage & eaten alive by vultures for killing an overseer); Observations on the True Spirit of Prayer; Account of the Reformation at Hollis; The Cha... View more info
By: KURTZ, BENJAMIN.
Publisher: Baltimore:, Published by T. Newton Kurtz, No. 151 Pratt Street, (Adjoining Balt. and O. R.R. Depot.): 1852
Item Number: 15612
Condition: Bound publisher's brown cloth with gilt spine, spine soiled & faded some, yellow endpapers, light to medium foxing, light dampstains--mostly in top and bottom margins. Pagination: (1) half title, (1) blank, (1) title, (1) copyright, (1) ad, (1) blank, (6) contents, -148pp +4pp ads. Half-title reads: Lutheran Sunday Library. Vol. I.
Benjamin Kurtz (1795-1865) Lutheran minister, editor of the Lutheran Observer in Baltimore 1833-58. "Kurtz was one of the most prominent men in the General Synod and, next to his close friend Samuel Simon Schmucker, the chief exponent of `American Lutheranism.' He was one of the founders of the Synod of Maryland and Virginia (1820), of the General Synod (1820), which was organized in his church, and which he twice served as president, and of the Gettysburg Theological Seminary (1825). As a pastor and preacher he was extraordinarily successful, and his position in Washington County, Md. was ... View more info
By: MILLER, JAMES P.
Publisher: Albany:, Printed by Hoffman & White.: MDCCCXXXIX .
Inscription: 19th century bookseller's tag of "Wm S. Young, Boo
Item Number: 14667
Condition: Bound full leather with black title label, chipped top of spine, leather split top 2 inches of both hinges, chipped bottom of spine, rubbed, worn through leather at corners, light to moderate foxing throughout, small scar from removed bookplate. 512pp. .
Contents includes Historical Introduction, pp9-107; Biographical Sketches and Sermons, pp109-443 with 11 biographical sketches and 14 sermons; Appendix, pp445-512. An important early history of this Presbyterian group. View more info