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Biography of Felix Adler


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Adler, Felix, educator, lecturer, born in Alzey, Germany, August 13, 1851. Studied under Hebrew rabbi; graduated at Columbia, 1870; studied at Berlin (Ph.D.); professor of Hebrew and Oriental literature at Cornell, 1874-76. Established 1876 New York Society for Ethical Culture, to which he gives regular Sunday discourses. Professor of political and social ethics, Columbia University. Member of editorial board of International Journal of Ethics. Author: "Creed and Deed," "The Moral Instruction of Children," "Life and Destiny," "Marriage and Divorce," "Religion of Duty."