Harry H Fosdick

Fosdick, Harry: - 1878-1969 Dr. 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 was a lecturer on Baptist principles and homiletics (1908-1915) and 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 (later renamed to Riverside Church) (1929-1946). In addition to The Meaning of Prayer by Abingdon his works include: A Guide to Understanding the Bible, 1938 The Living of These Days (an autobiography), 1956 A Book of Public Prayers, 1960