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Philip Schaff (1819–1893)

Schaff, Philip (shäf). An American Presbyterian theologian; born at Coire, Switzerland, Jan. 1, 1819; died in New York, Dec. 20, 1893. He came to the United States in 1844, and until 1863 held the professorship of church history at Mercersburg, PA. In 1873 he was appointed professor of sacred literature in Union Seminary, New York. He published: ‘Principles of Protestantism’; ‘History of the Christian Church’; ‘Creeds of Christendom’; ‘Theological Propædeutics’; ‘Christ and Christianity’; ‘Critical Edition of the Heidelberg Catechism’; ‘Bible Revision’; ‘Through Bible Lands’; ‘Progress of Religious Freedom’; ‘Church and State in the United States’; ‘The Person of Christ’; ‘Literature and Poetry’; ‘A Companion to the Greek Testament and the English Version’; etc. He edited the Schaff-Herzog ‘Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge’; ‘Lange’s Commentary’; etc.