1 Writings of Samuel Simon Schmucker Held by the A. R. Wentz Library Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, PA Arranged in Chronological Order Formula for the Government and Discipline of the Evangelic Lutheran Churches in Maryland and Virginia. To be submitted to the General Synod in October, Frederick, MD: G.W. Sharp, (Handwritten original also among Schmucker papers.) Formula for the Government and Discipline of the Evangelic Lutheran Church, in Maryland and Virginia. Hagerstown: William D. Bell, "Address of the General Synod to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States." In Minutes of the Proceedings of the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States, convened at Frederick Maryland, October, York, PA: H.C. Neinstedt, 1823: The Intellectual and Moral Glories of the Christian Temple, Illustrated from the History of the Evangelical Lutheran Church; a Synodical Discourse, preached October 17 th in the Lutheran Church, Middletown, MD, and Published by the Vestry of Said Church. Baltimore: William Woody, "Reply", to a Memorial Addressed by a Member of the Tennessee Conference, to This (Maryland and Virginia) Synod, to the Members of the Tennessee Conference. In Minutes of the Session of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Maryland and Virginia, held in Middletown, MD, October 17 th, 18 th, 19 th and 20 th, York: H.C. Neinstedt, 1825: Pastoral Address of the General Synod to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States. In Minutes of the Proceedings of the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States, convened at Frederick MD, October Frederick, MD: Charles Nagle, 1825: Constitution of the Theological Seminary of the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States, Located at Gettysburg, Pa., together with the Statutes of the General Synod on which it is Founded. Philadelphia: William Brown, pages. Also in a German edition, Hagerstown: Gruber and May, Both are bound with the seminary's catalog. An Elementary Course of Biblical Theology, translated from the work of Professors Storr and Flatt, with additions, 2 vols. Andover MA: Flagg and Gould, , 2 nd ed., I vol. Andover MA: Gould and Newman, , Reprint from the 2d American ed., London: Ward and Company, (1836)
2 An Inaugural Address, delivered before the Directors of the Theological Seminary of the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by S. S. Schmucker, A.M., at his Induction into the Professorship of Christian Theology, September 5, 1826; Together with the Charge Delivered to Him by the Rev. D.F. Schaeffer, A.M. Carlisle, PA: J. Tizzard and J. Crever, German translation (Antrittsrede, gehalten in Gegenwart des Direktoriums des Theologischen Seminariums... York-Town: H.C. Neinstedt, Mittheilungen uber die Wirksamkeit des deutsch-lutherischen Seminars in Nord-Amerika... Berlin: S.E. Elsner, Formula for the Government and Discipline of the Evangelical Lutheran Church (General Synod). (Reprinted in Popular Theology, all editions except the fourth, and also in the General Synod Hymn Book. See below.) "Formula of Government and Discipline of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in West Pennsylvania," in Minutes of the Lutheran Synod of West Pennsylvania, (Minutes for 1828 may be found in German in Des Evangelische Magazin der Lutherischen Kirche von Nord-Amerika I (April 1829): 7-23.) Gettysburg: H.C. Neinstedt, 1828, 19 pages. Compiler, Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship. Published by the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Gettysburg: Press of the Theological Seminary, (Includes the "Formula for the Government and Discipline of the Evangelical Lutheran Church). (This book passed through many revisions and reached its fifty-sixth edition in 1849). Editor, Das Evangelische Magazin der Lutherischen Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Gettysburg: H.C. Neinstedt, "Gemeinfassliche Bemerkungen uber die Vereinigung der Lutherischen Synoden in den Vereinigten Staaten, in Das Evangelische Magazin der Lutherischen Kirche von Nord-- Amerika August, September and October 1830: 55-57, 69-73, A Plea for the Sabbath-School System, delivered Feb. 2, 1830, at the Anniversary of the Gettysburg Sunday School. Published by the Theological Students and Other Teachers of Said School. Gettysburg: H.C. Neinstedt, pages. "Lectures delivered to the junior class;" transcribed by Peter Sahm. Gettysburg, "Preface for the German reader" to the German translation by Dr. Christian Lemus of The
3 Life and Work of John Frederick Oberlin (German title Leben und Wirken des Johann Friedrich Oberlin), pastor at Walbach in the district de la Roche. Pittsburgh: May 29, Kurzgefasste Geschichte der Christlichen Kirche, auf der Grundlage des vortreflichen Busch'en Werks. Aus zuverlassigen Quellen geschopft, und zum Besten seiner deutschen Mitburger zum Druck befordert. Gettysburg: H.C. Neinstedt, Elements of Popular Theology, with special reference to the Doctrines of the Reformation, as avowed before the Diet of Augsburg, in MCXXX. Andover: Gould and Newman, nd ed. New York: Leavitt, Lord and Company, rd ed. With numerous additions. Designed chiefly for private Christians and Theological Students. Baltimore: Publication Rooms, 1842; New York: D. Appleton & Co. and Saxton & Dayton th ed., titled Elements of Popular Theology, or an Outline of Christian Doctrine and Duty, 4 th ed., abridged, and adapted to use in different denominations. Baltimore: Publication Rooms, 1842; Boston: Tappan & Dennet th ed. Philadelphia: S.S. Miles, th ed. Philadelphia: E.W. Miller, th ed. Philadelphia: Miller and Burlock, th ed. Enlarged, to which are added: "The Formula for Government and Discipline of the American Lutheran Church," "A Tabular View of Theologians and Theological Literature of Germany since the Reformation," and "A Dissertation on the Mode of the Saviour's Presence in the Eucharist." Philadelphia: Smith, English and Company (Miller and Burlock), Appeal for Missions, November 26, (available on microfilm) A letter from the Rev. Dr. Schmucker, as Corresponding Secretary of the Parent Missionary Society of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, to the American Home Mission Society, dated Gettysburg, March 12, 1836, and published in the Home Missionary VIII (April 1, 1836): ("Benevolent efforts in behalf of the Germans.") (Available on microfilm) Address of Dr. S.S. Schmucker (benevolence of American Christians towards German immigrants), Home Missionary IX (June 1836): (Available on microfilm) "Capital Punishment," American Biblical Repository X (July 1837): Dissertation on Capital Punishment. Philadelphia: Perkins & Purves, rd ed. Philadelphia: Perkins and Purves, A Discourse in Commemoration at the Glorious Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, with a Reference to the Relation between the Principles of Popery and our Republican
4 Institutions, delivered October 1, 1837, before the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of West Pennsylvania, convened at Blairsville, Pa. New York: Gould and Newman, (Available on microfilm) nd ed., improved, Reprinted in A Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians, by Martin Luther, to which are prefixed Tischer's Life of Luther, abridged; a short sketch of the life of Zuingle (sic), as also A Discourse... (Philadelphia: S. S. Miles, 1840): , in A Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Galations, by Martin Luther. Philadelphia: Quaker City Publishing House, 1872, "Fraternal Appeal to the American Churches, with a Plan for Catholic Union, on Apostolic Principles," American Biblical Repository XI (January 1838): and (April 1839): New York: Gould and Newman, 1838; and Boston: Perkins & Marvin, and Crocker and Brewster, 1838 (photocopy.) nd ed., enlarged (with a prefix containing "Witnesses for the Unity of the Saviour's Body".) New York: Gould and Newman, nd ed., enlarged (with a suffix containing "Witnesses for the Unity of the Saviour's Body" [adding the account from the New York Observer of the organization and testimony of the Society for the Promotion of Christian Union.] New York: Taylor and Dodd, nd ed. Edited and with an Introduction, critical Notes, Appendices, and Index, by Frederick K. Wentz. Seminar Editions. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, "Memorial of Professor S.S. Schmucker, Relative to Binding out Minor Colored Children. Read in the House of Representatives, March 7, 1839." Harrisburg: Boas and Coplan, (Also available on microfilm.) "The Happy Adaptation of the Sabbath-School System to the Peculiar Wants of Our Age and Country." A Sermon, Preached at the Request of the Board of Managers of the American Sunday School Union, Philadelphia, May 20 th, Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, (Also available on microfilm.) "The Reviewer Reviewed, or Schmucker's Theology Again." Baltimore Literary and Religious Magazine (October 1839): (Available on microfilm.) Portraiture of Lutheranism. A Discourse Delivered by Request, at the Consecration of the First English Lutheran Church in Pittsburgh, October 4 th, 1840, During a Session of the Synod of West Pennsylvania, and Published by a Resolution of Said Body. Baltimore: Publication Rooms, Reprinted in American Lutheran Church, 1851 ed.: "Retrospect of Lutheranism in the United States." A Discourse delivered at the Late Convention of the General Synod. Baltimore: Publication Rooms, 1841.
5 Psychology, or Elements of a New System of Mental Philosophy, on the Basis of Consciousness and Common Sense. Designed for Colleges and Academies. New York: Harper and Brothers, nd ed. much enlarged. New York: Harper and Brothers, "Comparative View of the Primitive Church of Christ and that of the Early Reformers," in The Year-book of the Reformation, edited by B. Kurtz and J. G. Morris. Baltimore: Publication Rooms, 1844: "Evangelical Lutheran Church," in An Original History of the Religious Denominations at present existing in the United States. Projected, compiled and arranged by I. Daniel Rupp. Philadelphia: J.Y. Humphreys, 1844: "The Papal Hierarchy, Viewed in the Light of Prophecy and History," being a Discourse delivered in the English Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, Feb. 2, Gettysburg: H.C. Neinstedt, (trans. C.G. Wey) "Die Pabstliche Hierarchie, untersucht in Lichte der Weissagung und der Geschichte. Baltimore, "The Patriarchs of American Lutheranism," being a discourse delivered before the Historical Society of the Lutheran Church in the United States, during the Session of the General Synod in Philadelphia, May 17, 1845, and published by said society. Baltimore: Publication Rooms, Reprinted in American Lutheran Church, 1851 ed.: "Appeal in Behalf of the Christian Sabbath; as Divinely Appointed, and Adapted to Man's Physical, Intellectual, and Moral Being. New York: American Tract Society, Tract # German version, Der christliche Sabbath, mit einern Schlusswort an deutsche Einwanderer." New York: American Tract Society, Tract #99. Letter to the United Church of Prussia, dated Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Nov. 10, In German. Signed by S.S. Schmucker, B. Kurtz, H. N. Pohlman, J.G. Morris, H.J. Schmidt. (Located in the Schmucker papers.) "Overture for Christian Union, submitted for the Consideration of the Evangelical Denominations in the United States." First published in Protestant Quarterly III, 2 (April 1846): , and reprinted in Church of the Redeemer, 1847: "The Christian Pulpit, the Rightful Guardian of Morals, in Political no less than in Private Life," a Discourse delivered at Gettysburg, on Oct. (corrected in a footnote to Nov.) 26 th, the Day Appointed by the Governor, for Public Humiliation, Thanksgiving, and Prayer. Gettysburg: H.C. Neinstedt, 1846.
6 "Considerations, Addressed to the Ministers and members of the Lutheran Church, Connected with the General Synod, on the Subject of their Hymn book and on the Importance of Greater Uniformity in Our Churches," Lutheran Observer May 7, 1847: 144. "Evangelical Review" (a Review article), Lutheran Observer August 31, 1849: 138 and September 7, 1849: 142. "Vindication of American Lutheranism." Series of eight articles in Lutheran Observer January 11 - March 15, 1850 (excluding February 8 and March 8) "Supplement." Lutheran Observer May 3, 1850: 278. Letter concerning settlement of the Franklin College problem, Lutheran Observer February 22, 1850: 238. "Church Development on Apostolic Principles," Evangelical Review II (October 1850): Adds "An Essay Addressed to the Friends of Biblical Christianity." Gettysburg: H.C. Neinstedt, "Vocation of the American Lutheran Church," Evangelical Review II (April 1851): Reprinted in American Lutheran Church: The American Lutheran Church, Historically, Doctrinally, and Practically Delineated, in Several Occasional Discourses. (Preface by D. Harbaugh and J.B. Butler.) Springfield: D. Harbaugh, nd ed., reprint, rd ed., reprint, th ed., reprint, th ed., reprint. Philadelphia: E. W. Miller, th ed., reprint. Philadelphia: E.W. Miller, Contents: 1) Retrospect (1841): 11-40; 2) Portraiture (1840): 41-89; 3) Patriarchs (1845): ; 4) "The Nature of the Saviour's Presence in the Eucharist; now first published": ; (Reprinted, Evangelical Review III (July 1851): 34-64; 5) "The Doctrinal Basis and Ecclesiastical Position of the American Lutheran Church": ; 6) Vocation (1851): "A Tract for the Times; or, Elemental Contrast Between the Religion of Forms and of the Spirit, as Exemplified in Popery and Puseyism on the one hand, and Genuine Protestantism on the Other;" being an Enlargement of a Discourse Preached Before the Synod of West Pennsylvania, October 4, Gettysburg: H.C. Neinstedt, (also available on microfilm)
7 Reprinted in Evangelical Review IV (January 1853): "The Peace of Zion," a Discourse Delivered Before the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in U.S., Winchester, VA, May 22, Gettysburg: H.C. Neinstedt, Address Delivered at the Laying of the Cornerstone of the Shamokin Collegiate Institute, August 2 nd, Pottsville, PA: Benjamin Bannon, Lutheran Manual on Scriptural Principles: or, the Augsburg Confession Illustrated and Sustained, Chiefly by Scripture Proofs and Extracts from Standard Lutheran Theologians of Europe and America, together with the Formula of Government and Discipline, adopted by the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States. Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, "Definite Platform, Doctrinal and Disciplinarian, for Evangelical Lutheran District Synods; constructed in Accordance with the Principles of the General Synod." Philadelphia: Miller and Burlock, Printed for some churches of western Pennsylvania nd ed. Philadelphia: Miller and Burlock, "The Definite Synodical Platform." Series of four articles in the Lutheran Observer, December 7, January 11, 1856, excluding December 14 and January 4, (Co-signer) "Pacific Overture" (to bring to an end the acrimonious debate on the Platform," signed by 41 men of both sides,) Lutheran Observer February 15, 1856: 29. "Card of Dr. S.S. Schmucker" dated February 13, 1856, (his explanation for signing the "Overture"), Lutheran Observer February 29, 1856: 36. American Lutheranism Vindicated, or Examination of the Lutheran Symbols, on certain Disputed Topics: including a Reply to the Plea of Rev. W. J Mann. Baltimore: T. Newton Kurtz, "Rev. J.A. Brown's New Theology - Examined by S.S. Schmucker, D.D." Gettysburg: Neinstedt, "The New Theology, by J.A. Brown: Again," Evangelical Review IX (October 1857): Evangelical Lutheran Catechism, designed for Catechumens and the Higher Classes in Sabbath - Schools. Baltimore: T. Newton Kurtz, th ed., th ed., th ed. Designed for Catechumens... and for the Laity in General, 1871.
8 "The Baptism of Children of Parents Not in Connection with the Church." Evangelical Review XI (January 1860): n.p., 1859? "Discourse on the Spiritual Worship of God, its Nature, Auxiliaries, and Impediments." Delivered before the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of West Pennsylvania, September 30, Philadelphia: Ashmead, nd ed., with additions. Philadelphia: Miller and Burlock, "Sermon on the Work of Grace, or Revival of Religion at Antioch." Preached in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hanover, PA, January 5'hl York, PA: W. H. Albright, Proposed Liturgy of the Evangelical Lutheran General Synod, reported by the Sub- Committee to the General Liturgic Committee of the General Synod, at York, Penna., May 4 th, (S.S. Schmucker, Chairman of the Sub-Committee.) "Historical Development of the Contrast Between the Two Grand Aspects of the World, in its Religious Character and Relations, as Viewed from the Standpoint of Christianity and Infidelity" (translated from the German of Dr. Luthardt), Evangelical Review XVI (April 1865): "Human Depravity," Evangelical Review XVII (January 1866): Address at the Laying of the Cornerstone of Stevens Hall, Gettysburg, August 8, Gettysburg: Star and Sentinel, The Church of the Redeemer, as Developed in the General Synod of the Lutheran Church in America. With a Historic Outline from the Apostolic Age. To Which is Appended a Plan for Restoring Apostolic Union Between All Orthodox Denominations. Baltimore: T.N. Kurtz, 1867; Philadelphia: E.W. Miller; Gettysburg: A.D. Buehler nd ed., reprint, "Holman Lecture on the Augsburg Confession. Lecture on Article III. The Incarnation, the Christology and Soteriology," Evangelical Review XIX (October 1868): Reprint with title: "Christological Lecture on The Incarnation, the Person, the Life, Death and Exaltation of the Saviour." Gettysburg: J.E. Wible, Reprint with title: "The Person and Work of Christ." In Lectures on the Augsburg Confession, on the Holman Foundation. First Series, Philadelphia: Lutheran Publication Society, 1888:
9 The True Unity of Christ's Church: Being a Renewed Appeal to the Friends of the Redeemer, on Primitive Christian Union, and the History of its Corruption. To which is now added a Modified Plan for the Re-Union of All Evangelical Churches; Embracing as Integral Parts, the World's Evangelical Alliance, with all its National Branches. New York. Anson D.F. Randolph & Company, co-editor, Book of Worship. Philadelphia: "Fraternal Appeal to the Friends of the Evangelical Affiance and of Christian Union Generally; with a Provisional Sketch of a Plan for General Protestant Union. Respectfully submitted to Highest Judicatories of the Several Evangelical Denominations, in the United States." Gettysburg. J. E. Wible, [ Notes transcribed from lectures given by S.S. Schmucker Seminary lectures. Transcribed by a student. Gettysburg, 18??. Various subjects delivered to the junior class. Gettysburg, Transcribed by Philip Sheeder. Gettysburg, Transcribed by a student. Gettysburg,
10 Transcribed by John W. Hassler. Gettysburg, Transcribed by Daniel Stock. Gettysburg, Transcribed by H. C. Holloway. Gettysburg, by S. S. Schmucker and C. P. Krauth. Chemistry lectures at Pennsylvania College, by M. Jacobs, transcribed by George W. Anderson. Gettysburg, of S. S. Schmucker and C.P. Krauth, with other miscellaneous notes. Transcribed by Matthias Sheeleigh. Gettysburg, of C. F. Schaeffer and S. S. Schmucker, transcribed by H. C. Holloway. Gettysburg, Lectures on homiletics. Transcribed by George W. Anderson. Gettysburg, [ ] Transcribed by Lewis Jacob Bell. Gettysburg, Transcribed by H. Clay Holloway. Gettysburg, and didactic theology. Transcribed by D. Swope. Gettysburg, Lectures on theology, transcribed by George W. Anderson. Gettysburg, Lectures on systematic theology, transcribed by D. Kohler. Gettysburg: