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Frederick Carl Neidhardt

Neidhardt—Frederick Carl Neidhardt, 85, on October 7, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz., of injuries from a fall following a long neurodegenerative illness. Fred was born on May 12, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Carrie Fry and Adam Fred Neidhardt, and attended public elementary and high school there. Confirmed as a Presbyterian to please his maternal grandmother, from an early age he was troubled by what he saw as the conflict between science and the attempts of Christian myths and theology to explain the natural world. He suffered a crisis in his young adulthood, afterward taking solace in existentialist philosophers, modern Christian🔒

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