fosdick, harry emerson

Encyclopedia

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.

Learn more about Fosdick, Harry Emerson with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: fosdick
Next Definition: fose
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for fosdick, harry emerson
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing fosdick, harry emerson
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature