Sunday, June 03, 2007

Rev. John Macquarrie, 87, Scottish Theologian, Dies

[The New York Times] 3 June 2007--The Rev. Dr. John Macquarrie, an influential theologian whose graceful writing and sagacious melding of existentialist philosophy with orthodox Christian thought offered intellectually penetrating rationales for belief in God, died on May 28 in Oxford, England, where he lived. He was 87.

For those who are unfamiliar with this theologian, John Macquarrie was a major contributor to the liberal theology that now prevails in the contermporary Episcopal Church

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