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Phyllis Tickle has died

Phyllis Tickle has died

Religion News Service:

A light went out of the world this morning. Phyllis Tickle, who inspired so many, died in her sleep this morning, according to her family.

In May I learned she was sick. Our old “Team Religion” crew from Publishers Weekly—the team she founded and nurtured—were all stunned and saddened by the impossible news. How could Phyllis, so full of energy and creativity into her 80s, be touched by something like cancer?

Read the rest, by Jana Riess author of Flunking Sainthood.

The Memphis Commercial Appeal has an obituary. And see Huffington Post.

From Twitter:


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Jim Burns

One of the finest human beings, and Christians, I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Thanks be to God for Phyllis

Tom Sramek Jr

I’m glad Nadia sent the text she referenced. The “Why Christian?” #wx2015 conference was something I’m quite sure Phyllis would have loved. It was an amazing experience!

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