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ADLER, Felix, author, born in Alzey, Germany, 13 August 1851. He is the son of a Hebrew rabbi. He was graduated at Columbia College in 1870, and subsequently studied at Berlin and Heidelberg, obtaining the degree of Ph.D. After his return to the United States he was professor of Hebrew and Oriental literature at Cornell University from 1874 to May 1876, when he established a new religious society in New York, called the Society of Ethical Culture, to which he speaks regularly on Sundays. He published in 1877 a series of discourses expounding his views, under the name of "Creed and Deed," and he has contributed many papers to periodical literature.
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