Monday, May 15

Jaroslav Pelikan crosses finish line

Jaroslav PelikanJaroslav Pelikan, in my mind, the greatest historical theologian of the 20th century, died Saturday at the age of 82. A Yale scholar with a generous spirit that came through in his writing, he saw his mission in life as being a spokesman for the first 19 centuries of the Church -- giving history a vote.

See also CT 1990 article

Praise God for a faithful life -- well-lived.
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