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Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947]


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Bibliography kindly supplied by Dr James A. Patterson, Professor Emeritus, Union University, Jackson, Tennessee

Primary Works

Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Studies in the Book of Acts. New York: International Committee of Young Men's Christian Associations, 1892.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Studies in the Gospel of Luke. New York: International Committee of Young Men's Christian Associations, 1892.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Studies of the Man Christ Jesus. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1896.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], A Memorial of a True Life: A Biography of Hugh McAllister Beaver. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1898.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], "Remember Jesus Christ" and Other Talks about Christ and the Christian Life. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1899.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Studies of the Man Paul. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1900.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Christ and Life, 3rd edn. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1901.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Presbyterian Foreign Missions: An Account of the Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work, 1901.
On-line Resource Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Missionary Principles and Practice. A Discussion of Christian Missions and of some Criticisms upon themRobert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Missionary Principles and Practice. A Discussion of Christian Missions and of some Criticisms upon them, 3rd edn. New York/London: Fleming H. Revell Co., 1902. Hbk. pp.552. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Principles of Jesus Applied to Some Questions of Today. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1902.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], A Memorial of Horace Tracy Pitkin. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1903.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Missions and Politics in Asia: Studies of the Missionary Aspects of Some Great Movements of the Nineteenth Century, 2 Vols. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1904.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], A Young Man's Questions. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1903.
On-line Resource Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Missions and Modern History. A Study of the Missionary Aspects of Some Great Movements of the Nineteenth Century, 2 Vols. New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1904. Hbk. pp. 714. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Young Man Questions. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1903.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Marks of a Man: Or, the Essentials of Christian Character. Cincinnati: Jennings and Graham / New York: Eaton and Mains, 1907.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Master of the Heart. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1908.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], A Memorial of Alice Jackson. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1908.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Missions in South America. New York: Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1909.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Paul, the All-Around Man. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1909.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Christianity and the Nations. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1910.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Servants of the King. New York: Young People's Missionary Movement of the United States and Canada, 1910.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], A Christian's Habits. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1911.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Light of the World: A Brief Comparative Study of Christianity and the Non-Christian Religions. West Medford, MA: Central Committee on the United Study of Missions, 1911.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], "The Hakim Sahib," The Foreign Doctor: A Biography of Joseph Plumb Cochran, M.D. of Persia. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1911.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Some Great Leaders in the World Movement. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1911.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Men Who Were Found Faithful. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1912.
On-line Resource South American Problems by Robert E. SpeerRobert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], South American Problems. New York: Student Volunteer Movement, 1912. Hbk. pp.270. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], One Girl's Influence: A Memoria lof Louise Stockton Andrews. Plainfield, NJ: Frderick H. Andrews, 1914.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Studies of Missionary Leadership. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1914.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], John's Gospel, the Greatest Book in the World. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1915.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Some American Problems, 3rd edn. New York: Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, 1915.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Unity of the Americas. New York: Layman's Missionary Movement, 1916.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Stuff of Manhood: Some Needed Notes in American Character. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1917.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Christian Man, the Church and the War. New York: Macmillan, 1918.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Gospel and the New World. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1919.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The New Opportunity of the Church. New York: Macmillan, 1919.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], A Missionary Pioneer in the Far East: A Memorial of Divie Bethune McCartee. Fleming H. Revell, 1922.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Of One Blood: A Short Study of the Race Problem. New York: Council for Women for Home Missions and Missionary Education Movement for the United States and Canada,1924.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Race and Race Relations: A Christian View of Human Contacts. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1923.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Church and Missions. New York: George H. Doran, 1926.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Seeking the Mind of Christ. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1926.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Unfinished Task of Foreign Missions. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1926.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Are Foreign Missions Done For? New York: Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1928.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Sir James Ewing: A Biography of Sir James Ewing. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1928.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], "Lu Taifu": Charles Lewis, M.D., A Pioneer Surgeon in China. New York: Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1930.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Some Living Issues. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1930.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Owen Crimmins: Tales from the Magalloway Country. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1931.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Finality of Jesus Christ. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1933.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], "Re-Thinking Missions" Examined. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1933.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Christian Realities. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1935.
Article in Journal or Book Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], The Meaning of Christ to Me. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1936.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], John J. Eagan: A Memoir of an Adventurer for the Kingdom of God on Earth. Birmingham, AL: American Cast Iron Pipe Company, 1939.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], When Christianity Was New. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1939.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Five Minutes a Day. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1943.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], Jesus and Our Human Problems. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1946.
Book or monograph Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947], George Bowen of Bombay: Missionary; Scholar, Mystic; Saint: A Memoir. Privately Printed.
On-line Resource Robert E. Speer & Russell Carter, Report on India and Persia of the Deputation sent by the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. to visit these fields in 1921-22Robert E. Speer & Russell Carter, Report on India and Persia of the Deputation sent by the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. to visit these fields in 1921-22. New York: The Board of of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1922. Pbk. pp.694. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]

Secondary Works

Article in Journal or Book Charles E. Harvey, "Speer Versus Rockefeller and Mott, 1910-1935," Journal of Presbyterian History 60 (Winter 1982): 283-299.
Book or monograph Bradley J. Longfield, The Presbyterian Controversy: Fundamentalists, Modernists, and Moderates. New York: Oxford, 1991.
Article in Journal or Book H. McKennie Goodpasture, "Robert E. Speer, 1867-1947: Affirming the Finality of Christ," Gerald H. Anderson, ed., Mission Legacies. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Press, 1994. pp.563-669.
Book or monograph James A. Patterson, "Robert E. Speer and the Crisis of the American Protestant Missionary Movement, 1920-1937. Ph.D. diss., Princeton Theological Seminiary, 1980.
Book or monograph James A. Patterson, "Robert E. Speer, J. Gresham Machen, and the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions," American Presbyterians 64 (Spring 1986): 58-68.
Book or monograph James A. Patterson, "The Loss of a Missionary Consensus: Foreign Missions and the Fundamentalists-Modernist Conflict," Joel A. Carpenter & Wilbert S. Shenk, eds., Earthen Vessels: American Evangelicals and Foreign Missions, 1880-1890. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990. pp.73-91.
Article in Journal or Book James A. Patterson, "Globalization and the Missionary Enterprise: A Case Study of Robert E. Speer's Missions and Modern History," Fides et Historia 31 (Summer/Fall 1999): 91-101.
Book or monograph James A. Patterson, , "Robert E. Speer and the Development of North American Mission Theology and Theory, 1891-1914," Missiology 29 (Oct. 2001): 461-473.
Article in Journal or Book John F. Piper, Jr., "Robert E. Speer: Christian Statesman in War and Peace," Journal of Presbyterian History 47 (Sept. 1969): 201-225.
Article in Journal or Book John F. Piper, Jr., "Robert E. Speer on Christianity and Race, Journal of Presbyterian History 61 (Summer 1983): 227-247.
Article in Journal or Book John F. Piper, Jr., "Robert E. Speer: His Call and the Missionary Impulse, 1890-1900," American Presbyterians 65 (Summer 1987): 97-108.
Book or monograph John F. Piper, Jr., Robert E. Speer: Prophet of the American Church. Louisville: Geneva Press, 2000.
Article in Journal or Book John H. Sinclair & Artuto Piedra Solana, "The Dawn of Ecumenism in Latin America: Robert E. Speer, Presbyterians and the Panama Conference of 1916," Journal of Presbyterian History 77 (Spring 1999): 1-11.
Article in Journal or Book James H. Smylie, "Robert E. Speer: Mission Executive and Visionary," James H. Smylie, Dean K. Thompson & Cary Patrick, Go Therefore: 150 Years of Presbyterians in Global Mission. Atlanta: Presbyterian Publishing House, 1987. pp.46-54.
Book or monograph W. Reginald Wheeler, A Man Sent from God: A Biography of Robert E. Speer. Westwood, NJ: Fleming H. Revell, 1956.
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