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Harry Emerson Fosdick

Harry Emerson Fosdick
Short Name: Harry Emerson Fosdick
Full Name: Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878-1969
Birth Year: 1878
Death Year: 1969

Born: May 24, 1878, Buf­fa­lo, New York.
Died: Oc­to­ber 5, 1969, Bronx­ville, New York.

Fosdick at­tend­ed Col­gate Un­i­ver­si­ty, Un­ion The­o­lo­gic­al Sem­in­a­ry, and Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty. Or­dained in 1903, he pas­tored at the First Bap­tist Church in Mont­clair, New Jer­sey, from 1904 to 1915. At Un­ion The­o­lo­gic­al Sem­in­a­ry, he lec­tured on Bap­tist prin­ci­ples and hom­i­le­tics (1908-1915) and was pro­fess­or of prac­ti­cal the­ol­o­gy (1915-1946). He al­so found time to serve as as­so­ci­ate min­is­ter at the First Pres­by­ter­i­an Church in Man­hat­tan, New York (1919-1925), and pas­tor of Park Av­e­nue Bap­tist Church (1929-1946). His pic­ture was on the co­ver of Time magazine, Sep­tem­ber 21, 1925. His works in­clude:

A Guide to Understanding the Bi­ble, 1938
The Living of These Days (an autobiography), 1956
A Book of Pub­lic Pray­ers, 1960

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Texts by Harry Emerson Fosdick (12)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Dio graca, Dio gloraHarry Emerson Fosdick (Author)Esperanto4
Dios de amor, y Dios de gloriaHarry E. Fosdick (Author)Spanish4
Dios de gracia, Dios de gloriaHarry Emerson Fosdick (Author)Spanish13
ReadingsHarry Emerson Fosdick (Author)English3
God of grace and God of gloryHarry Emerson Fosdick (Author)English147
Guide me, O Thou great JehovahHarry Emerson Fosdick (Author (C))English1
ക്രുപാലുവേ നിൻ ജനത്തിൽ (Krupāluvē nin janattil)Harry E. Fosdick (Author)Malayalam2
PrayersHarry Emerson Fosdick (Author)English1
O God, in restless livingHarry Emerson Fosdick (Author)English21
O God, who to a loyal homeHarry Emerson Fosdick (Author)English8
Oh Dios, que de un piadoso hogarHarry E. Fosdick (Author)Spanish4
The Prince of peace His banner spreadsHarry Emerson Fosdick, 1878 (Author)English12
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