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Leander Sylvester Keyser

Clergyman

Leander Sylvester Keyser, American clergyman.

Background

Keyser, Leander Sylvester was born on March 13, 1856 in Tuscarawas Company, Ohio, United States. Son of David A. and Barbara A. (Biddle) Keyser.

Education

Graduate Wittenberg Division School, 1883. A.M., Ohio Northern U., 1886. A.M., Wittenberg College, 1893, Doctor of Divinity, 1900.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1879. Pastor La Grange, Indiana, 1879-1881, Elkhart, 1883-1889, Springfield, O., 1889-1895. Managing editor Lutheran Evangelist, 1895-1897.

Pastor Midland College Church, Atchison, Kansas, 1897-1903, Dover, Ohio, 1903-1911. Professor systematic theology, Hamma Divinity School (Wittenberg College), Springfield, O., 1911-1932. Professor emeritus, since 1932.

Author: The Only Way Out, 1888, revised edit., 1906. Our Bird Comrades, 1907. The Rational Test, 1908.

A System of Christian Ethics, 1913. A System of Natural Theism, 2d edition., 1922. A System of General Ethics, 4th edit., 1934.

In the Redeemer’s Footsteps, 2 vols., 1919. In the Apostles’ Footsteps, 2 vols., 1920. Contending for the Faith, 1921.

A System of Christian Evidence, 1922, 6th edit., 1935. Man’s First Disobedience, 1924. The Doctrines of Modernism, 1925.

The Problem of Origins, 1926. The Conflict of Fundamentalism and Modernism, 1926. A Manual of Christian Ethics, 1926.

A Handbook of Christian Psychology, 1928. The Philosophy of Christianity, 1928. A Reasonable Faith, 1933.

Contributor to mags. Home: Springfield, O.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Only Way Out, 1888, revised edit., 1906. Our Bird Comrades, 1907. The Rational Test, 1908.A System of Christian Ethics, 1913. A System of Natural Theism, 2d edition., 1922. A System of General Ethics, 4th edit., 1934.In the Redeemer’s Footsteps, 2 vols., 1919. In the Apostles’ Footsteps, 2 vols., 1920. Contending for the Faith, 1921.A System of Christian Evidence, 1922, 6th edit., 1935. Man’s First Disobedience, 1924. The Doctrines of Modernism, 1925.The Problem of Origins, 1926. The Conflict of Fundamentalism and Modernism, 1926. A Manual of Christian Ethics, 1926.A Handbook of Christian Psychology, 1928. The Philosophy of Christianity, 1928. A Reasonable Faith, 1933.Contributor to mags.

Connections

Married Mary C. Foltz, November 18, 1879. Children: Ort Albert, Dorner Luther, Tedrow Sylvester.

father:
David A. Keyser

mother:
Barbara A. (Biddle) Keyser

spouse:
Mary C. Foltz

child:
Tedrow Sylvester Keyser

child:
Dorner Luther Keyser

child:
Ort Albert Keyser