Krister Stendahl

Krister Stendahl died at the age of 86 on Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2008.   Dr. Stendahl was a Swedish bishop, former dean of the Harvard Divinity School and professor of Christian Studies.  In addition, he worked tirelessly to improve Jewish-Christian relations, serving as co-director of the Osher Center for Tolerance and Pluralism at the Shalom-Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and chair of the World Council of Churches’ Consultation on the Church and the Jewish People.

Obituaries of Krister Stendahl can be read at:
Harvard Divinity School
The New York Times

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