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By K.L. Vaux,M. Stenberg

the serious fervor of a Mississippi Methodist preacher, the meticulous reasoning of an Oxford philosopher, the dogged patience of a head longshoreman, the unflagging humor of a Rabelaisian satirist. To have met Paul Ramsey at a lecture in a clinical college; a heady convention at Hastings-on­ Hudson; a congressional listening to; deliberations at a church meeting; or a bull consultation in a few espresso store used to be to be faced with a gentleman of unforgettable power, perception, and pleasure. in lots of roles--as a tender teacher in spiritual reports at Princeton collage, a involved ethical theologian commenting at the ethics of the "sit-ins" and nuclear matters, an observer and discussion accomplice with physicians at Georgetown and different scientific facilities, a loyal editor and analyst of Jonathan Edwards' moral writings, a trustee of the Hastings middle, a voluminous correspondent with others who could subscribe to to disciplined pursuit of values--Paul Ramsey in all roles was once indefatigable in zeal, rigorous renowned and gracious in coadventuring (to use certainly one of his magnificent metaphors). This quantity captures a different alternate among Paul Ramsey and his such a lot sought after colleagues. in a single experience it is still a Festschrift in his honor, characterised, from time to time, via a markedly casual tone.

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