24135Re: [XTalk] Bob Schacht
- Jan 1, 2013Rest in peace. Bob's contributions will be missed. My prayers go out to his
family and loved ones.
- Jared Nuzzolillo
On Tue, Jan 1, 2013 at 10:37 AM, William Arnal <warnal@...> wrote:
> Hi everyone (cross posted to crosstalk and gthomas):
> I hate to begin your year with bad news, but I discovered last night that
> our very own Bob Schacht has passed away. I do not know the precise
> details, but my impression is that it was at home, and relatively sudden.
> I think this is a great loss to all of us. Bob has been a HUGE on-line
> presence since the very beginning of crosstalk -- which means some of us
> have been talking to him about Christian origins for almost twenty years.
> Always civil, clear, on point, and firm in his arguments, and indefatigable
> in his commitment to conversation on these lists. I do not think I ever met
> Bob face to face in all this time, so for me, at least, this has been a
> relationship undertaken completely on-line, first via email lists, then
> facebook as well. Yet I find myself feeling like Bob was a friend of
> long-standing and substance, and I think my life, at least, is and will be
> diminished by his absence.
> best regards, all,
> William Arnal
> University of Regina
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