Death of Robert Grant

June 26, 2014

We are saddened to share the news that The Rev. Dr. Robert M. Grant, Episcopal priest and influential scholar of ancient Christianity, died on June 10 at the age of 96. A longtime parishioner of St. Paul & the Redeemer, he first attended St. Paul's as a child and then returned when he came to teach New Testament and Early Christian literature at the University of Chicago. Grant is survived by his wife, Peggy; their children, Douglas, Peter, Jim and Susan; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services are private. A memorial will be held in September at St. Paul and the Redeemer Church in Hyde Park, with details to be announced.

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