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Harry Emerson Fosdick
b. May 24, 1878 – d. October 5, 1969 • Author • Baptist • Teacher
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
Fosdick, Harry Emerson (1878–1969), American divine. He was ordained to the *Baptist ministry in 1903. From 1904 to 1915 he was pastor at Montclair, NJ, and from 1908 also taught homiletics at the *Union Theological Seminary, New York. In 1918 he was called to a *Presbyterian pulpit, but owing to *Fundamentalist
Compton’s Encyclopedia
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
Fosdick, Harry EmersonHarry Emerson Fosdick.Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.(1878–1969). U.S. clergyman and educator Harry Emerson Fosdick was noted for his liberal views. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. Ordained a Baptist minister in 1903, he later became a professor of practical theology at Union Theological
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
Fosdick, Harry Emerson (1878–1969). Pastor of the famous Riverside Church in New York, 1930–46. He was educated at Colgate University and Union Theological Seminary in New York. He was professor of practical theology at Union from 1915 until 1946. He excelled as a preacher and author of practical books
Pocket Dictionary of Church History: Over 300 Terms Clearly and Concisely Defined
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
Fosdick, Harry Emerson (1878–1969). Made nationally famous in 1922 by his sermon “Shall the *Fundamentalists Win?” Fosdick was an important voice for liberal Protestantism in the first half of the twentieth century. He argued from pulpits, in radio talks and through popular books that the doctrines of
131 Christians Everyone Should Know
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Pastors and PreachersHarry Emerson FosdickLiberalism’s popularizer“I believe in the personal God revealed in Christ, in his omnipresent activity and endless resources to achieve his purposes for us and for all men.”Though “born again” at age 7, Harry Emerson Fosdick early on decided he wanted
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
Fosdick, Harry Emerson (1878–1969). One of the most influential pastors of the first half of the twentieth century, Fosdick was among major popularizers of modern theological liberalism.Fosdick’s professors at Colgate University and Union Theological Seminary (New York), where he earned AB and BD degrees
Who’s Who in Christian History
Fosdick, Harry Emerson
Fosdick, Harry Emerson (1878–1979)American Baptist preacher, teacher and author; champion of liberal ChristianityFosdick was the center of the stormy conflicts in the church over liberalism during the mid–1920s. In college, Fosdick abandoned belief in biblical infallibility and traditional understanding