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Schmid(t), Friedrich August

(Frederick Augustus; January 3, 1837–May 15, 1928). B. Leutenberg, principality of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, Thuringia, Ger.; to Am. as a child; educ. Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri Pastor Eden, New York, 1857–59; Baltimore, Maryland, 1859–61. Taught at Luther Coll. (see Luther College, 1) 1861–72. Norw. Syn. prof. Conc. Sem., St. Louis, 1872–76. Prof. Luther Theol. Sem. (see Luther Theological Seminary, 1) 1876–85; Anti-Missouri* Brotherhood sem., Northfield, Minnesota, 1886–90; Luther Sem. (see Luther Theological Seminary, 4) 1890–1912. Prominent opponent of C. F. W. Walther* in predestinarian* controversy. Ed. The Lutheran Watchman; Altes und Neues; Lutherske Vidnesbyrd; Luthersk Kirkeblad. Other works include Naadevalgsstriden; Intuitu fidei; Sandhed og Fred; Die Iowaischen Missverständnisse und Bemäntelungen. See also Evangelical Lutheran Church, The, 8–13.

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