Raimon Panikkar, ‘apostle of inter-faith dialogue,’ dies

August 31, 2010
By Joseph Prabhu
National Catholic Reporter

‘Overcoming tribal Christology,’ he said, is task of third Christian millennium.

Professor Raimon Panikkar, one of the greatest scholars of the 20th century in the areas of comparative religion, theology, and inter-religious dialogue, died at his home in Tavertet, near Barcelona, Spain, Aug. 26. He was 91.