fosdick, harry emerson


fosdick, harry emerson

liberal Protestant minister, teacher, and author, who was pastor of the interdenominational Riverside Church in New York City (1926-46), preacher on the National Vespers nationwide radio program (1926-46), and a central figure in the Protestant liberal-fundamentalist controversies during the 1920s. Fosdick was an early practitioner of pastoral counselling and of the church's cooperation with psychiatry.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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