Fosdick, Harry Emerson

Popular liberal Baptist theologian, radio preacher, author

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(1878-1969) Most prominent liberal Baptist minister of the early 20th Century, outspoken opponent of racism and injustice, a central figure in the Fundamentalist-Modernist Controversy within American Protestantism in the 1920s and 1930s. Taught at Union Theological Seminary NYC 1915-46, pastor of NYC’s Riverside Church (whose most famous member was John D. Rockefeller, Jr., who funded the Riverside Church in Manhattan's Morningside Heights where Fosdick became pastor as soon as the doors opened in October 1930) 1926-46, radio preacher 1926-46, popular author. His sermons won him wide recognition, as did his nationally broadcast radio addresses. He authored numerous books, and the hymn, "God of Grace and God of Glory". Fosdick's book “A Guide to Understanding the Bible” traces the beliefs of the people who wrote the Bible, from the ancient beliefs of the Hebrews to the faith and hopes of New Testament writers. Signed 2 ˝ x 4 ˝ card, his name typed below signature.

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