Thursday, May 18, 2006

What do You Say?

I just found out that Dr. Jaroslav Pelikan died. I discovered his work because I had to read his exhaustive tome Credo for my class on Creeds in History and Theology class in Gradual School. While I can't say it was a quick or easy read, I am so glad that I read it. I was absolutely amazed at how well organized the book was and now that I have read it I can and have used the book as a reference more than a few times for other uses.

I heard him speak over the internet during that class, or was it for a class on liturgy, I can't remember, but it might have been either. I know that he has been referenced in at least three of my classes.

He will be missed.

Gashwin has a very heartfelt goodbye to him on his site.


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