This is an excerpt from Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick's "The Meaning of Service:"
"I do not care a rush what denomination you belong to, I do not very much care what special creed you profess, but I do care beyond all expression that the result of that creed in your daily life should be to make you a power for good amongst your fellowmen. . . . We hear much talk about creeds, professions of faith and the like; but I want you to remember that when God started to write a creed for us, He did it . . .
" . . . not in words that might change their meaning, but He set before us a life [the life of Jesus Christ], as though to teach us that whereas theology was a science which could be argued about, religion was a life and could only be lived."
Quintin Hogg, Letter to a Boy He Saved
This is an excerpt from Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick's nightstand-reading book entitled: "The Meaning of Service." This is a short book I am currently reading after his book: "The Power to See It Through." An amazing preacher and teacher of talent and insight. I am working on a Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick's Home Page [now available here] to capture his insights and my thoughts on those insights.
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Peter E. Greulich
Peter E. has been studying IBM and early American corporate history since his retirement in 2011. These are his thoughts and musings, and of those whose biographies and autobiographies he has read with links to articles and book reviews on this website.
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