New-York:, H. Ludwig, Verleger und Buchdrucker, No. 39, Centre-Str. : 1858 1858
Seller ID: 14411
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 woh... View More...
Lexington:, Printed and Published by Thomas T. Skillman. : 1824 1824
Seller ID: 17927
The first 100pp of this book contains the biography of "The Father of Presbyterianism in Kentucky," Rev. David Rice. Rice, born (1733) in Hanover County Virginia, studied under John Todd in Virginia and graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1761. He spent the next year in evangelistic work in North Carolina and Virginia, but settled as pastor in Hanover, Va., where he was ordained in 1763. In 1783 he settled in Mercer County, Kentucky, fifteen years later moving to Green County in southern Kentucky, continuing his missionary labors. "Later on he visited many parts of ... View More...
Philadelphia:, H. Hooker, 16 South Seventh Street : 1845 1845
Seller ID: 18027
Albert Taylor Bledsoe (1809-1877) Confederate official, editor and author. Graduate of West Point where he was a fellow student with Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee. After studying law, theology & philosophy at Kenyon College he practiced law in Springfield, Ill. in the same courts with Lincoln and Douglas. He was prof. of mathematics in the U. of Miss. 1848-54 and in the U. of Va. 1854-1861. He entered Confederate service as a colonel but was soon made assistant secretary of war. He was ordained a Methodist minister in 1871. "He was a strenuous advocate of the doctrine of free... View More...
New-York:, Published for the Authors: 200 Mulberry-Street. J. Collord, Printer. : 1844 1844
Seller ID: 17929
The genesis of the Oregon Methodist Mission was four men of Nez Perce and Bitterroot Salish or Flathead tribe traveling to St. Louis in 1832 and requesting that missionaries be sent to Oregon. The Methodist Episcopal Church responded in 1834 sending Jason Lee, his nephew Daniel Lee and several others across the continent in 1834. They established the Willamette Mission in the Willamette Valley. The Mission included the founding of the Indian Manual Labor Training School, which was the forerunner of Willamette University, the first college formed west of the Rockies. "As he (Jason Lee) ... View More...
Philadelphia:, Presbyterian Board of Publication. James Russell, Publishing Agent. : 1840 (c1835) 1840
Seller ID: 18028
Samuel Miller (1769-1850) American Presbyterian divine, professor of ecclesiastical history and church government in the Princeton Theological Seminary, 1813-49. "He was a stanch Calvinist and entered heartily into the defense of his positions. He was particularly prominent in the discussions which led to the disruption of the Presbyterian Church in 1837."--New Schaff-Herzog Ency. Rel. Knowl., VII:379. We offer his treatise on Presbyterianism and his work on Infant Baptism which consists of "discourses originally delivered in two sermons in the church in Freehold, New Jersey.... View More...
London:, Printed for G. Whitfield, City-Road; and Sold at the Methodist Preaching-Houses in Town and Country. : 1797, 1788, 1795, 1797 1797
Seller ID: 17955
The first title covers John Wesley's time in Georgia 1735-1738, the second title 1738-39, the third title 1739-41 and the 4th title 1741-1743. The volume contains the first 5 parts of the Extracts from Wesley's journal covering the years 1735-1743, including his only trip to America. He spent almost 2 years in Georgia where he was heavily influenced by the Moravians. Bound original tree-calf boards, modern reback with raised bands and brown morocco title label, edges of boards scuffed,worn through leather at corners, foxing on endpapers & flyleaves from leather turn-ins, conte... View More...
Printed at Greenfield, (Mass.), by Denio & Phelps. : 1820 1820
Seller ID: 17715
Signed on p. 16: "J.L." This is identified faintly below in manuscript as "Jon. Levitt."/ Attributed to Jonathan Leavitt in Franklin B. Dexter's Biographical Sketches of the Graduates of Yale College... 1778-1792, 1907, p. 424. Also attributed to Joshua Leavitt by the National Union Catalog."--OCLC. Jonathan Leavitt was a prominent citizen of Greenfield, Mass. from 1790-1831, and published other pamphlets there on religious subjects. Pamphlet in original blue wrapper, side-stitched, pages untrimmed, small dampstain on title, pages tanning, library accession num... View More...