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Harold Edward Fey

Harold Edward Fey, American editor, clergyman. Recipient Distinguished Service award National Congress American Indians, 1955, citation Illinois chapter American Civil Liberties Union, 1964, Leadership in Christan Journalism award Christian Church, 1969; Disciples Peace Fellowship award, 1981; Sutphin lecturer Indiana Central College, 1972; Oreon E. Scott lecturer Christian Theological Seminary, 1973.

Background

  • Fey, Harold Edward was born on October 10, 1898 in Elwood, Indiana, United States. Son of Edward Henry and Eva (Gant) Fey.

  • Education

    • AB, Cotner College, 1922. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale University, 1927. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1948.

      Doctor of Letters, Park College, 1960. Doctor of Humanities, Culver Stockton College, 1963.

    Career

    • Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1923. Minister 1st Christian Church, Hastings, Nebraska, 1927-1929. Professor Union Theological Seminary, Manila, 1929-1932.

      Editor World Call magazine, Indianapolis, 1932-1935, Fellowship magazine. Also national executive Fellowship Reconciliation, New York, 1935-1940. Field editor, then managing editor Christian Century, Chicago, 1940-1956, editor-in-chief, 1956-1964, contributing editor, from 1964.

      Professor social ethics Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, 1964-1968, emeritus, from 1968. Editor World Council Churches ecumenical history committee, from 1968. President Christian Century Foundation, 1956-1964, Associated Church Press, 1951-1952.

      Editor In Common, newsletter. Also book review editor World Call, from 1964.

    Works

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1918. Member Council Christian Unity, Consultant on Church Union, Sigma Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Golda Esper Conwell, July 20, 1922 (deceased). Children: Russell C., Gordon Edward (deceased), Constance Fey Thullen.
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    Born October 10, 1898
    Died January 30, 1990
    (aged 91)
    • 1922
      Cotner College
    • 1927
      Yale University
    • 1948
      Chicago Theological Seminary
    • 1960
      Park College
    • 1963
      Culver Stockton College
    • 1923
      Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
    • 1927 - 1929
      minister 1st Christian Church
      Hastings, Michigan, United States
    • 1929 - 1932
      professor, Union Theological Seminary
      Manila, Philippines, Philippines
    • 1932 - 1935
      editor World Call magazine
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
    • 1935 - 1940
      also national executive, Fellowship Reconciliation
      New York, United States
    • 1940 - 1956
      field editor
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1956 - 1964
      field editor
    • 1964 - 1968
      professor, social ethics Christian Theological Seminary
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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