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Falwell, Megachurch Pastor Who Organized Religious Right, Dead at 73
Self-described fundamentalist countered movement's tradition of separatism.
Jerry Falwell, Architect of Religious Right, Dies at 73
Liberty University founder mobilized social conservatives in politics.
Robert E. Webber, Theologian of 'Ancient-Future' Faith, Dies at 73
Author of more than 40 books on worship, Webber was criticized, then lauded, for emphasizing early church practices.
New Testament Scholar Bruce Metzger Dies at 93
Author, editor, and translator headed work on RSV, NRSV Bibles.
Ted W. Engstrom Dies at 90
Former head of World Vision and Youth for Christ led nearly every kind of parachurch ministry.
Coretta Scott King, a Woman of Faith and Devotion, Dies at 78
One of the country's most famous pastor's wives was a civil rights leader in her own right.
Adrian Rogers, Conservative Southern Baptist Trailblazer, Dies at 74
Former SBC president, broadcaster, and pastor led charge in denomination over biblical inerrancy.
Pastor Electrocuted in Baptismal
Pastor of University Baptist Church in Waco dies after adjusting microphone.
Living Bible Creator Dies
But Ken Taylor's legacy is even larger.
Ken Taylor, Translator of The Living Bible, Dies at 88
Founder of Tyndale House Publishers, Christian Booksellers Association, was driven by passion for Bible.
Evangelical Mainliners Remember Defender of Orthodoxy
Diane Knippers was at the heart of mainline renewal movements.
Theologian Stan Grenz Dies
Leading advocate of emergent movement mourned.
Institute for Religion and Democracy President Diane Knippers Dies at 53
Stalwart against liberalism in mainline churches had colon cancer.
Pope John Paul II, Leader of World's 1 Billion Roman Catholics, Is Dead at 84
Third-longest papacy marked by a passion to evangelize the whole world.
Remembering Stan Grenz
The theologian died Saturday at 55.
Macedonian President, a Former Methodist Lay Minister, Dies in Plane Crash
Boris Trajkovski promoted peace in a country divided by Orthodox Christian and Muslim distrust.
Carl F.H. Henry, Theologian and First Editor of Christianity Today, Dies at 90
Thinker helped to shape many evangelical institutions and efforts, from higher education to ecumenism
Mike Yaconelli Dies in Truck Accident
The cofounder of Youth Specialties and The Door embodied Messy Spirituality
Noted Surgeon and Author Paul Brand Dies at Age 89
Connected his pioneering work with leprosy and his missionary faith
Campus Crusade for Christ Founder Bill Bright Dies at 81
Former happy pagan went on to form one of the largest and most efficient parachurch ministries in the world.

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