Saturday, September 14, 2013

A Century of Blessing (1846-1946) Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Illinois


 
A Century of Grace is a centennial (1846-1946) publication in honor of Concordia Theological Seminary compiled by W.A. Baepler. It gives a brief history of the institution from its prehistory and founding in Fort Wayne, to its brief time in St. Louis, and ending with its time in Springfield, IL. A beautiful banner of the institution at each location begins each section. It also includes a list of the officers and faculty of CTS in the centennial year, a list of past presidents and faculty members of CTS by location,  and a list of graduates.

Perhaps most interesting are the tons of pictures (reproduced below) of buildings, past and current faculty, and churches in Springfield, IL.

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If you can pick up one of these from a retiring Springfield grad, do it. The historical sketch of the institution is a fine one and the lists interesting, but the gems are the pictures in my book. Hopefully this post will satisfy your curiosity until one comes your way.
 
 

 
 















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1 comment:

  1. The 1891 building still stands where Enos St. dead ends into 12th St. in Springfield.

    https://maps.google.com/maps?q=12th+and+Enos+Springfield,+IL

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