Harry Emerson Fosdick
#18673 Overall Influence

Harry Emerson Fosdick

American pastor


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From Wikipedia

Harry Emerson Fosdick was an American pastor. Fosdick became a central figure in the Fundamentalist–Modernist controversy within American Protestantism in the 1920s and 1930s and was one of the most prominent liberal ministers of the early 20th century. Although a Baptist, he was called to serve as pastor, in New York City, at First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan's West Village, and then at the historic, inter-denominational Riverside Church in Morningside Heights, Manhattan.

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Colgate University
Colgate University

Private liberal arts college

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#551 World Rank #154 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#25330 World Rank #6340 USA Rank