(18631941). Bap. layman, educ.; b. Portland, Maine; prof. NT hist. and interpretation, and of systematic, hist., and comparative theol. U. of Chicago (Divinity School), dean 1908: pres. FCC 191216; pres. N Bap. Conv. 1915; liberal theol. With G. B. Smith ed. A Dictionary of Religion and Ethics; other works include The Social Teaching of Jesus; The Church and the Changing Order; The Spiritual Interpretation of History; The French Revolution; The Faith of Modernism; Creative Christianity. See also Chicago School of Theology; Social Gospel.
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