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Henry Van Dyke

Henry van Dyke (1852-1933) was an American clergyman, educator, and author. He graduated from Princeton in 1873, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1874. He was pastor of the Brick Presbyterian Church, New York City (1883-99), professor of English literature at Princeton (1899-1923), and U.S. minister to the Netherlands (1913-16). Among his popular inspirational writings is the Christmas story The Other Wise Man (1896). As President Wilson's ambassador to the Netherlands from 1913, Van...See more

Personality Profile For Henry Van Dyke

Henry Van Dyke

The following is a personality profile of Henry Van Dyke based on his work.

Henry Van Dyke is expressive and heartfelt.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is unstructured as well: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. But, Henry Van Dyke is also calm under pressure: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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