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Seiss, Joseph Augustus

(March 18, 1823–June 20, 1904). B. in (or near) Graceham, Frederick Co., Maryland, of Moravian parents; studied at Pennsylvania Coll. (later called Gettysburg Coll.), Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1839–41, without graduating; studied theol. privately; licensed Ev. Luth. Syn. of Virginia 1842. Pastor Martinsburg and Shepherdstown, Virginia, ca. 1843/44; Cumberland, Maryland, 1847; Baltimore, Maryland, 1852; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1858–1904. Pres. Pennsylvania Ministerium. Helped found Gen. Council* of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in (N.) Am. Ed. The Lutheran. Other works include Ecclesia Lutherana; Lectures on the Gospels for the Sundays and Chief Festivals of the Church Year; Lectures on the Epistles for Sundays and the Chief Festivals; The Last Times and the Great Consummation; The Apocalypse. See also Fraternal Address.

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