Krister Stendahl, RIP

As others have reported a giant has passed from this land. The NYTimes reports this morning.

Krister Stendahl, 86, Ecumenical Bishop, Is Dead – New York Times

Krister Stendahl, a former dean of the Harvard Divinity School and a bishop in Sweden whose scholarship opened new ways of interpreting the Apostle Paul and whose activism pushed churches toward unity and tolerance, died on Tuesday in Boston. He was 86.

May light perpetual shine upon him.

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