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Walter Russell Bowie

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(1882 - 1969)

Walter Russell Bowie

Walter Russell Bowie was an ordained Episcopalian priest. He became a friend of future president Fanklin Delano Roosevelt at Harvard University. He served congregations in Virginia and New York and worked in seminaries. In addition to books, he wrote several hymns, some of which are still in use.



Bibliography

The Story of Jesus for Young People (1937)

A somewhat unorthodox retelling of the New Testament from a liberal Protestant (Episcopalian) viewpoint. Robert Lawson’s illustrations are worth seeing.

Author(s): Walter Russell Bowie
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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The Story of Jesus for Young People (1955)

A somewhat unorthodox retelling of the New Testament from a liberal Protestant (Episcopalian) viewpoint. Robert Lawson’s illustrations are worth seeing. This later reprinting does not have color applied to the plates.

Author(s): Walter Russell Bowie
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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