Smith, Joseph Few. The Silent Influence of the Bible (1851)
Smith, Joseph Few. The Silent Influence of the Bible (1851)

Smith, Joseph Few. The Silent Influence of the Bible (1851)

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Smith, Joseph Few. The Silent Influence of the Bible: A Discourse delivered before The Bible Society of Pennsylvania College and Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pa. Gettysburg: Printed by H. C. Neinstedt, 1851. [9346]

Printed wrapper, signature top front erased leaving small scuff hole, 9 x 5 1/2 inches, 26 pp. Good. Pamphlet.

The author explains the following as the silent influences of the Bible - The Intellectual, The Moral, and the Religious.

Joseph Few Smith (or FewSmith) (1816-1888), b. Philadelphia, began his ministry in the Lutheran Synod, serving as a pastor for five years in Winchester, Virginia.  In 1848 when he accepted the post of Professor of Sacred Rhetoric and Pastoral Theology in the Auburn Theological Seminary. In 1851 he was installed as pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church, Newark, New Jersey, where he remained until his death in 1888. He was one of the founders of the German Theological School in New Jersey, was Director of the Union Theological Seminary beginning 1852, and served on various committees of the Presbyterian General Assembly.

"Dr. FewSmith had wide ecclesiastical influence; while his eminent usefulness as a pastor was evidenced by the high esteem in which he was held in Newark. The degree of Doctor of Divinity was conferred on him in 1855 by Columbia College." - 1888-1889 Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University.