Fosdick, Henry Emerson (1878–1969)
US Protestant religious leader. As pastor of an interdenominational church, he was the acknowledged spokesperson for modern liberal Christianity. He wrote, lectured, and broadcast widely, publishing an autobiography, The Living of These Days (1956).
He was born in Buffalo, New York, graduated from Colgate University and the Union Theological Seminary and was ordained in 1903. He opposed credal restrictions and later helped lead liberal Protestant forces during the conflict with Fundamentalism in the 1920s.
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