Coleman, Lyman. The Antiquities of the Christian Church
Coleman, Lyman. The Antiquities of the Christian Church
Coleman, Lyman. The Antiquities of the Christian Church
Coleman, Lyman. The Antiquities of the Christian Church
Coleman, Lyman. The Antiquities of the Christian Church
Coleman, Lyman. The Antiquities of the Christian Church

Coleman, Lyman. The Antiquities of the Christian Church

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Coleman, Lyman. The Antiquities of the Christian Church; Translated and Compiled from the Works of Augusti, with numerous additions from Rheinwald, Siegel, and others. Andover: Gould, Newman & Saxton, 1841. First Edition. [5804]

Black cloth stamped in blind & gilt, binding worn with frayed ends & corners, yet still tight. 6 x 9 1/4 inches, 557 pp., 5 illustrations on 3 pp. of plates, foxing. Good. Hardcover.

Chapters are: A General View of the Organization and Worship of the Primitive Church; Names and Classes of Christians; Of the Ministers of the Church; Of the Inferior Officers of the Church; Appointment to Ecclesiastical Offices; Of the Rank, Rights, Privileges, and Costume of the Clergy; Of the Revenue of the Church, and Maintenance of the Clergy; Of Ordination; Of Churches and Sacred Places; Of the Prayers and Psalmody of the Church; Use of the Holy Scriptures in Religious Worship; Of Homilies; Of Catechetical Instructions; Of Baptism; Of Confirmation; Of the Lord’s Supper; Of the Discipline of the Ancient Church; Domestic and Social Character of the Primitive Christians; Of Marriage; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Sacred Seasons, Festivals and Fasts; Sacred Seasons of the Puritans; Of the Armenian Church.

Lyman Coleman, D.D. (1796-1882), “an eminent Presbyterian or Congregational divine and educator," b. in Massachusetts. He graduated at Yale and became a tutor in that institution afterward. He was pastor of a Congregational church, and served as an instructor in several schools. After studying in Germany under Neander, he returned to the United States as Professor of German in Princeton College. He was later also made Professor of Hebrew in that College.