Sin and Liberal Christianity by Dr. H. E. Fosdick, circa 1960

Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection
Sin and Liberal Christianity by Dr. H. E. Fosdick, circa 1960
Fosdick, Rediscovering Sin; Steimle, Gods Body and Ours; and Ferri, Need to be Shocked
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African Americans--Religion
Theology--Study and teaching
Theological seminaries
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick, pastor of Riverside church in New York City, delivers a sermon on sin and liberal Christianity. Also unidentified man delivers sermon on the pool of Bethesda. Finally, an unidentified instructor takes questions from students.
00:00:05 Talks about that fathers sin was a horrid reality and deep seated depravity of human nature that all faced and from which grace of God could save us.00:00:38 Talks about how liberal Christianity on the whole has been complacent about human nature. Modernism grew up when progress was in the air.00:07:20 Talks about how a serious view of human nature is the first step to a realistic outlook on life.00:14:33 Talks about World War II, and how no military victory alone solves any abiding problems in human life. If the churches dont say who, someone else will.00:24:42 Talks about not being discouraged about human nature and how New Testament is encouraging.00:26:36 Talks about how liberal Christianity and some of it alternate forms has often succeeded in reducing religion to a kind of spiritual cosmetic, adding touch of heightened color to a countenance not radically changed.00:30:52 Ends sermon and prays.00:30:59 Unidentified man talks about the bible, and placing before the mind the mysterious other called God.00:39:14 Talks about how behind the concreate evidence of what other people see is the unseen motives. God looks behind the invisible motives.00:43:31 Ends sermon.00:43:41 Unidentified man talks about pool in Bethesda having miraculous power.00:56:23 Ends sermon.00:56:34 Unidentified man ask question about burden of ministry and the church.00:57:05 Unidentified instructor answers questions from students.
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