Kurze Fragen ueber die Christliche Glaubens-Lehre. Nach Heil. Schrift-Zeugniss beantwortet und bew&...

Kurze Fragen ueber die Christliche Glaubens-Lehre. Nach Heil. Schrift-Zeugniss beantwortet und bewähret. Den Christlichen Glaubens-Schülern zu einem anfänglichen Unterricht nützlich zu gebrauchen

Schultz, Christopher

Published by Carl Cist, Philadelphia, 1784
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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[10], 140, [2] p.; 17 cm. Signatures: pi4 )(4 A-R4 (8vo). Contemporary full calf with five spine compartments between raised bands. Blind-ruled decoration on spine; blind-ruled borders on both boards. All page edges speckled red. Woodcut headpiece on p. 1. Former owner's name in old German script on blank leaf following front free endpaper: Friederich Schulz. A Schwenkfelder catechism, written by Christopher Schultz. The first edition, Philadelphia, 1763, was published under title: Catechismus, oder Anfänglicher Unterricht Christlicher Glaubens-Lehre. Evans, 18779. Bötte & Tannhof, First Century of German Language Printing in the USA, 610. The author, Christopher Schultz, was a leader of the group of Schwenckfelders that settled in Pennsylvania in the 1730s. They were followers of the German theologian Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig (1489-1561), one of the earliest promoters of the Protestant Reformation in Silesia. In his writings he opposed war, secret societies, the taking of oaths, infant baptism, and the establishment of denominations. In Very Good Condition: small scrape on back board, larger on front board; light crackling to leather, but joints are solid; corners lightly rubbed; occasional foxing and soiling; a few pages have darkened much more than the rest; otherwise clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 002474

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Title: Kurze Fragen ueber die Christliche ...

Publisher: Carl Cist, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1784

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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