Henry van Dyke

Henry van Dyke (1852-1933)


Henry Jackson van Dyke (November 10, 1852 – April 10, 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman.

Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852, inGermantown, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Poly Prep Country Day School in 1869,Princeton University, in 1873 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877. He served as a professor of English literatureat Princeton between 1899 and 1923.

Van Dyke chaired the committee that wrote the first Presbyterian printed liturgy, The Book of Common Worship of 1906. In 1908–09 Dr. van Dyke was a lecturer at the University of Paris.

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