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Loy, Matthias

(March 17, 1828–January 26, 1915). B. Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania; educ. Luth. Theol. Sem. at Columbus, Ohio Joint Syn. of Ohio pastor Delaware, Ohio, 1849–65; prof. theol. Capital U., Columbus, 1865–1902; pres. Capital U. 1881–90; pres. Ev. Luth. Joint Syn. of Ohio* and Other States 1860–78, 1880–94; leader at free Luth. Conferences of the 1850s (see Free Lutheran Conferences, 1); hymnist. Ed. Lutheran Standard 1864–91, Columbus Theological Magazine 1881–88; other works include The Augsburg Confession; The Doctrine of Justification; Sermons on the Gospels; Sermons on the Epistles; Essay on the Ministerial Office; hymns include “The Law of God is Good and Wise,” “The Gospel Shows the Father's Grace,” “An Awe-full Mystery Is Here,” “Jesus, Thou Art Mine Forever.”

M. Loy, Story of My Life, 2d ed. (Columbus, Ohio, 1905).

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