(November 10, 1844July 7, 1932). Son of M. Jacobs*; father of C. M. Jacobs*; b. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; educ. Pennsylvania Coll. (see Gettysburg College) and Luth. Theol. Sem., Gettysburg. Tutor Pennsylvania Coll.; miss. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; principal Thiel Hall (later called Thiel Coll.); pastor W Pennsylvania; prof. Pennsylvania Coll., Gettysburg, and Luth. Theol. Sem., Mount Airy, Philadelphia. Coed. The Lutheran Cyclopedia; asst. ed. Universal Cyclopaedia and Atlas; ed. The Lutheran Commentary and The Lutheran Church Review; other works include The Lutheran Movement in England During the Reigns of Henry VIII. and Edward VI.; The American Church History Series, IV: A History of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States; Martin Luther: The Hero the Reformation; A Summary of the Christian Faith; The Doctrine of the Ministry as Taught by the Dogmaticians of the Lutheran Church; Elements of Religion; The Four Hundred and Four Theses of Dr. John Eck. RDL
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