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Fritz, John Henry Charles

(July 30, 1874–April 12, 1953). B. Martins Ferry, Ohio; grad. Conc. Coll., Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1894, Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri, 1897; pastor Bismarck and Pilot Knob, Missouri, 1897–1901, Our Savior, Brooklyn, New York, 1901–14, Bethlehem, St. Louis, Missouri, 1914–20; pres. Western Dist., Mo. Syn., 1919–20; prof. ch. hist. and pastoral theol., Conc. Sem., St. Louis, 1920–53; dean Conc. Sem., St. Louis, 1920–40; coorganizer St. Louis Noonday Lenten Services; cofounder LCMS radio and TV miss. Noted for loyalty to Word of God, insistence that all the content and words of the Bible are inspired, and interest in Bible class and pastoral work. Contributed to The Lutheran Witness and CTM; ed. Der Lutheraner 1949–53; other works include The Practical Missionary; Pastoral Theology; The Essentials of Preaching; The Preacher's Manual.

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