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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 620

Stendahl, Krister. Film reel, 1972.

Film with address to the Annual Assembly of the Massachusetts Council of Churches, December 9, 1972 by the Dean of the Harvard Divinity School Krister Stendahl (1921- ).


  • 1972.


1 boxes

Biographical / Historical

Krister Stendahl (1921- ) graduated from the University of Uppsala in Sweden with a BD in 1944, a Teol. lic. in 1949, and a ThD in 1954. He is an ordained clergyman in the Church of Sweden (Lutheran) and pastor in the Lutheran Church of America. He served the dioceses of Stockholm and Uppsala until 1951 and taught biblical studies at Uppsala University until 1954, when he joined the faculty of Harvard Divinity School. He became the John H. Morrison Professorship of New Testament Studies in 1958 and the Frothingham Professor of Biblical Studies in 1963. From 1968 to 1979, Stendahl was Dean of Harvard Divinity School and John Lord O'Brian Professor of Divinity. In 1979, he became the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Divinity, and since his retirement has been the Mellon Professor of Divinity Emeritus. He was Bishop of Stockholm from 1984 to 1988.
Stendahl, Krister. Film reel, 1972: A Finding Aid.
Andover-Harvard Theological Library

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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