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Dedication of the Krauth Memorial Library. Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 3, 1908 (Paperback) Loot Price: R270 Discovery Miles 2 700
Dedication of the Krauth Memorial Library. Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 3, 1908...
Dedication of the Krauth Memorial Library. Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 3, 1908...

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Dedication of the Krauth Memorial Library. Lutheran Theological Seminary, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 3, 1908 (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...the thought and life of every century, in the awakened gifts of her apostles and martyrs, her ministers and missionaries, her theologians and thinkers, her historians and exegetes, her makers of liturgies and hymns, her builders of cathedrals and churches and schools, her preachers and pastors and philanthropists--especially all that our own Church of the Reformation and her peoples in many lands have experienced and achieved--will here be preserved and proclaimed to future generations. But this building is more than a museum; it must do more than simply preserve the memory of a dead past, however glorious. As the very heart and center of this institution, it is set as a tower on the walls of Zion, a high place whose watchmen shall warn of danger and give counsel in conflict; from whose gates shall go forth able defenders of the faith and faithful laborers in the vineyard. Here the matured convictions of the Church will be led to find expression and the consecrated zeal of the Church's youth will find direction. With the ever-increasing facilities which it will offer to the faculty, the students and the world of scholarship, it will quicken and nourish the noblest gifts of God for a future age. I, therefore, on behalf of the donor, now convey this building to you, sir, the President of the Board of Directors of this Seminary, as a gift to the Lutheran Church of America, to be administered under the care and direction of this institution, in memory of Charles Porterfield Krauth, and for the glory of God, the upbuilding of His Kingdom, and the development of His best gifts to men. Dr. Horine accepted the building, saying: I accept the key to this building on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Lutheran Seminary at Philadelphia, and at the same time expres...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Philadelphia Lutheran Library
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-44287-6
Barcode: 9781231442876
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-231-44287-5

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