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Felix Adler (1851–1933)

Adler, Felix (ä’dler). An American lecturer and scholar; born at Alzey, Germany, 1851; died in 1933. The son of an eminent Jewish rabbi, he emigrated when young to the United States, where and at Berlin and Heidelberg he was educated. After being for some time professor at Cornell University, he founded in New York (1876) the Society of Ethical Culture, of which he was lecturer. He was also a professor in Columbia University. He published: ‘Creed and Deed’ (1878); ‘The Moral Instruction of Children’ (1892); ‘Religion of Duty’ (1905); and ‘Essentials of Spirituality’ (1905); ‘The World’s Crisis and its Meaning’ (1915).