Hodges, George

Hodges, George,

1856–1919, American Episcopal clergyman, b. Rome, N.Y. While at Calvary Church, Pittsburgh (1881–94), he attracted attention by the quality of his preaching. He was an early exponent of the Social GospelSocial Gospel,
liberal movement within American Protestantism that attempted to apply biblical teachings to problems associated with industrialization. It took form during the latter half of the 19th cent.
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 and founder of Kingsley House and other philanthropic agencies in Pittsburgh. From 1894 until his death he was dean of the Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Mass. He was the author of many books and articles.


See biography by his wife, Julia Shelley Hodges (1926).

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From left, Stan Hodges, George Barron, Peter Greasley, Stuart McMurran, Iain Earle, Chris Guthrie and Anna Martin