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A Synopsis of Didactic Theology.

ELY, EZRA STILES.

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ELY, EZRA STILES. A Synopsis of Didactic Theology. By the Rev. Ezra Stiles Ely, D.D. Pastor of the Third Presbyterian Church in the City of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Published by J. Crissy, 177, Chesnut Street, Opposite the State House. 1822. (c1822, J. Crissy and G. Goodman, Printers) 12mo, 11.2 x 18.3cm.[ Bound original full calf with black morocco title label, spine ends chipped away, rectangular 1x2cm piece leather chipped from top of spine, half-moon .5 x 2cm piece chipped from edge near middle of spine, spine leather dry and soft, leather split along hinges but with loose edges pasted back down, lower cord of front cover resewn into spine on outside of leather, covers tight, heavily rubbed and scuffed, worn through leather at corners, light to medium foxing. Bookplate of Rutgers College Library "Presented by the Philoclean Literary Society of Rutgers College." Oval red stamp on title "Philoclean Society, R.C." Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright & printer, [iii]-v contents, (1) blank, [7]-308pp; last page number is mis-printed 803 instead of 308. Ezra Stiles Ely, 1786-1861, an Old School Presbyterian minister. "He graduated at Yale College in 1803. His theological Studies were pursued under his father, the Rev. Z. Ely. In 1806 he was ordained, and installed as pastor of the church in Colchester, Conn., which he left some time after to become chaplain to the New York City Hospital. In 1811 the Old Pine Street Church, Philadelphia, became vacant. Its pulpit had been filled by the most eloquent ministers of the day, and it was necessary to choose a man of commanding intellect and power. The choice fell most wisely upon Dr. Ely. He was the principal founder of the Jefferson Medical College. He was stated clerk and moderator of the General Assembly in 1825, and 1828, and was constantly engaged in works of charity and schemes of benevolence. In 1834 he conceived the plan of establishing a college and theological seminary in Missouri. He entered into this with great zeal, and for a whil. Bookseller Inventory # 17682

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Title: A Synopsis of Didactic Theology.

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: 19TH-AM-PA-PHILA-CRISSY

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