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Schäffer, Charles William

(May 5, 1813–March 15, 1896). B. Hagerstown, Maryland; educ. U. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and the Luth. Theol. Sem. at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Pastor Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, 1835–41; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania;, 1841–49; Germantown, Pennsylvania;, 1849–75. Prof. Luth. Theol. Sem., Philadelphia. Pres. The General* Syn. of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in the USA 1859; Pennsylvania; Ministerium many yrs.; General* Council of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in (North) Am. 1868. Hymnist. Ed. The Lutheran; The Foreign Missionary; The Philadelphian. Tr. H. Sachs's “Die Wittenbergisch Nachtigall”; Halle Reports; W. Wackernagel's life of M. Luther. Other works include Family Prayer for Morning and Evening and the Festivals of the Church Year; Early History of the Lutheran Church in America. See also Fraternal Address; Hymnody, Christian, 8.

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