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LOY, Matthias, theologian, born in Cumberland county, Pennsylvania, 17 March, 1828. He is the son of" Matthias and Christina Loy. He received his classical education at Harrisburg academy, was graduated at the Theological seminary, Columbus, Ohio, in 1849, and, entering the Lutheran ministry in that year, became pastor at Delaware, Ohio. In 1865 he resigned to become professor in the Theological seminary and Capital university, Columbus, Ohio, and in 1881 he was elected president of Capital university. In 1887 Muhlenberg college gave him the degree of D.D. Professor Loy has been editor of the "Lutheran Standard" since 1864, and in 1881 he began the publication of the "Columbus Theological Magazine," of which he is still (1887) editor-in-chief. He has published "The Doctrine of Justification" (Columbus, 1862) ; "Life of Luther," translated (1869); and "Essay on the Ministerial Office" (1870). He edited a translation of "Luther's House Postil" (3 vols., 1874-'84).
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