J. Robert Wright Death – J. Robert Wright, passed away earlier today. J. Robert Wright (born 1936) is the St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery Professor emeritus of Ecclesiastical History at the General Theological Seminary in New York City. He is a specialist in patristic studies and an authority on the Anglican Book of Common Prayer and on Russian Orthodox and other icons. He is currently the longest-tenured faculty member at the General Theological Seminary. He has written or edited several books focused on history and spirituality that seek to recover the ancient heritage that all Christians have in common, including Readings for the Daily Office from the Early Church as well as Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon (ACCS). His articles have been published widely in journals such as Studies in Church History, The Lamp, Anglican Theological Review, The Messenger, Conversations, Journal of Ecumenical Studies, The Living Church, The Anglican, and Ecumenical Trends.
Just learned my former colleague, J. Robert Wright, passed away earlier today.
Into your hands, O merciful Savior, we commend your servant Robert. Acknowledge, we humbly beseech you, a sheep of your own fold, a lamb of your own flock, a sinner of your own redeeming. +
— Andrew Kadel (@FrKadel) January 13, 2022
J. Robert Wright obituary and funeral service will be released by the family, our prayers and thought are with the family of the deceased.