Schaff, Philip; Prime, S. Irenaeus. Evangelical Alliance Conference, 1873
Schaff, Philip; Prime, S. Irenaeus. Evangelical Alliance Conference, 1873
Schaff, Philip; Prime, S. Irenaeus. Evangelical Alliance Conference, 1873
Schaff, Philip; Prime, S. Irenaeus. Evangelical Alliance Conference, 1873
Schaff, Philip; Prime, S. Irenaeus. Evangelical Alliance Conference, 1873

Schaff, Philip; Prime, S. Irenaeus. Evangelical Alliance Conference, 1873

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Schaff, Philip; Prime, S. Irenaeus. Evangelical Alliance Conference, 1873. History, Essays, Orations, and other Documents of the Sixth General Conference of the Evangelical Alliance, Held in New York, October 2-12, 1873. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. First Edition.

Russet publisher's cloth, ends and corners worn through, 7 x 10 inches, former owner's signature on ffep, iv., (i.), 773 generally clean pp., publisher's catalogue. Pencil underlining & marginalia on one page of the table of contents and in the presentation on revivals. Good. Hardcover.  [4129] 

A comprehensive account of evangelical faith and practice around the world in 1873.

14 reports from leading ministers (Krummacher, Tholuck, Carrasco, &c.) on the State of Religion in "various Christian countries."

Followed by 12 presentations on Christian Union, from such luminaries as Charles Hodge, R. Payne Smith, William Augustus Muhlenberg, Gregory T. Bedell, &c.

Division III is on Christianity and its Antagonisms, with papers by Theodore Christleib, J. J. van Osterlee, E. A. Washburn, and others.

Division IV is on the Christian Life, in the categories Personal and Family Religion, Education and Literature, The Pulpit of the Age, Sunday Schools, and Christian Associations. Contributors to this section include Richard Fuller, William Nast, William S. Plumer, W. W. Patton, Noah Porter, Joseph Parker, Daniel P. Kidder, Henry Ward Beecher, Richard Newton, and J. H. Vincent.

Division V is Romanism and Protestantism, with the categories being Modern Romanism and Protestantism, The Old Catholics, Evangelization of Roman Catholic Countries. Contributors to this section include I. A. Dorner, Roswell D. Hitchcock, Leopold Witte, August Dorner, R. S. Storrs, George P. Fisher, George David Cummins, Alvah Hovey, Philip Schaff, and others. 

Division VI is Christianity and Civil Government, with papers by Theodore D. Woolsey, Mark Hopkins, John Hall, M. W. Jacobus, &c.

Division VII is on Christian Missions. Contributors include Joseph Angus, Rufus Anderson, Thomas M. Eddy, Count Andreas Bernstorff, Moses D. Hoge, and Henry Harris Jessup.

The final main Division is on Christianity and Social Reforms, with contributions by E. C. Wines, John Harris Jones, Henry A. Nelson, and several more.

There are three Appendices, with statistics, documents, and letters of greeting, including from Merle D' Aubigné, who had recently deceased.

The revival article earns this a spot in Roberts, Revival Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. It is no. 4780. "'Revivals of religion - how to make them productive of permanent good,' by W. W. Patton, pp. 351-356."