Video: John Stendahl Reads 'Why I Love the Bible'

January 21, 2014
Video: John Stendahl Reads 'Why I Love the Bible'

John Stendahl, pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Newtons (ELCA), reads the essay "Why I Love the Bible," written by his late father, Krister Stendahl, former HDS dean and Bishop of Stockholm. The full text can be found in the Winter 2007 issue of the Harvard Divinity Bulletin

The reading is part of HDS professor Laura Nasrallah's HarvardX course, 'Early Christianity: The Letters of Paul,' which explores the context of Paul's letters in the Roman Empire and the impact of these powerful texts today. The online course is free and open to everyone.