Robert Elliott Speer (1867-1947) Signed Card, "Robert E. Speer", 3.5 x 2, by the American Presbyterian religious leader and an authority on missions. Speer wrote numerous sermons, articles, pamphlets, and books among which biographies, biblical commentaries and Christian living. Most deal with missionary principles and practices but some tackle controversial social problems. He coined the famous four principles of Jesus which became embedded in Moral Rearmament and in the Alcoholic Anonymous as the "Four Absolutes" or the "Four Standards". In fine condition.