Rowan Williams: The death of Stephen Sykes has deprived the Anglican family of an unusually resourceful and penetrating theologian.
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Bishop Shaw died Oct. 17 at the SSJE’s Emery House.
Bishop Sykes was among the most articulate voices in understanding the “dispersed authority” of Anglicanism.
Archbishop Welby: “Bishop Stephen’s whole life was dedicated to serving God and his Church.”
“He gave the most precious gift he could give to this Seminary: he gave years of his life in service.” —Dean Ian Markham
“Not only the Church but the nation ... mourns this son of the soil.”
Just days before his death, the Rev. John DeBonville had organized a memorial service for AIC’s spokesman.
“He was always a man of character, honesty, and integrity.”
Michael William Reeves, husband of the Rt. Rev. Mary Gray-Reeves, died Sunday afternoon in a bicycle accident.
David Keller Leighton, Sr., served as Bishop of Maryland from 1972 to 1985.