FOSDICK, Harry Emerson


FOSDICK, Harry Emerson
(1878-1969)
   American BAPTIST Minister who taught practical THEOLOGY and played a prominent role promoting theological LIBERALISM in the FUNDAMENTALIST controversy. A great popularizer he promoted BIBLICAL CRITICISM, the PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGION, and a psychologically orientated personal PIETY. He influenced American preaching through his "problem orientated" homiletical style. His works include
   The Modern Use of the Bible (1924) and On Being a Real Person (1943).

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