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Fosdick, Harry Emerson

(1878–1969). B. Buffalo, New York; educ. Colgate U., Hamilton, New York, and Union Theol. Sem., NYC; ordained Bap. 1903. Pastor Montclair, New Jersey, 1904–15; 1st Presb. Ch., NYC, 1918–25; Park Ave. Bap. Ch., NYC, 1925 (it developed into Riverside Ch., which he served till 1946). Taught at Union Theol. Sem. 1908–46. Liberal; Modernist (see Modernism); exponent of the social* gospel. Works include The Modern Use of the Bible; A Guide to Understanding the Bible; The Manhood of the Master; The Meaning of Faith; The Matt from Nazareth; The Living of These Days; Riverside Sermons.

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