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David Schley Schaff

Clergyman

David Schley Schaff, American clergyman.

Background

Schaff, David Schley was born on October 17, 1852 in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Review Philip S. (president American committee for revision of authorized version of the Bible).

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1873. Doctor of Divinity, Illinois College, 1891, University of Geneva, 1909.

Career

Church history, Lane Seminary, 1897-1903. Professor ecclesiastical history and history doctrine, Western Theological Seminary, 1903-1925. Lecturer on American church history, Union Theological Seminary, 1925-1929.

Delaware of Presbyterian General Assembly to the celebration of the 400th anniversary of John Calvin’s birth in Prague and Geneva, 1909, and Pan-Presbyterian Council, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1913. Author: Commentary on Acts, 1882. Life of Philip Schaff, 1897.

Our Fathers’ Faith and Ours, 1928. Co-editor: Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia (4 vols.), 1883. History of the Christian Church, volunteer 1, 1050-1294, 1907, volunteer 2, 1294-1517, 1910.

John Huss—His Life, Teachings and Death—After Five Hundred Years, 1915. The Church—a Treatise by John Huss, translation, with notes, 1915. The Reformation and Its Influence, 1917.

Chairman committee.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Commentary on Acts, 1882. Life of Philip Schaff, 1897. Our Fathers’ Faith and Ours, 1928.Co-editor: Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia (4 vols.), 1883. History of the Christian Church, volunteer 1, 1050-1294, 1907, volunteer 2, 1294-1517, 1910. John Huss—His Life, Teachings and Death—After Five Hundred Years, 1915.The Church—a Treatise by John Huss, translation, with notes, 1915. The Reformation and Its Influence, 1917. Chairman com.

Connections

Married Lue M. Haynes. Married second, Ella Andrews. Children: Philip H., Walter, Paul E., Norman, Mary Louise, Harold H., David S. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1877.

father:
Review Philip S. (president American Schaff

spouse:
Lue M. Haynes

spouse:
Ella Andrews

child:
Philip H. Schaff

child:
Walter Schaff

child:
Paul E. Schaff

child:
Norman Schaff

child:
Mary Louise Schaff

child:
Harold H. Schaff

child:
David S. Ordained Presbyterian ministry Schaff

child:
1877 Schaff