(18781969). B. Buffalo, New York; educ. Colgate U., Hamilton, New York, and Union Theol. Sem., NYC; ordained Bap. 1903. Pastor Montclair, New Jersey, 190415; 1st Presb. Ch., NYC, 191825; Park Ave. Bap. Ch., NYC, 1925 (it developed into Riverside Ch., which he served till 1946). Taught at Union Theol. Sem. 190846. 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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