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.
I texted her this on Friday night. #wx2015
— Nadia Bolz-Weber (@Sarcasticluther) September 22, 2015