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Jaroslav Pelikan

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Born in Akron, Ohio, as the son of a Slovak Lutheran pastor and a Serbian mother, Pelikan joined the [[Orthodox Church in America]] on [[March 25]], 1998.
In 2004, having received the [[w:Kluge Prize|John W. Kluge Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Human Sciences]], Pelikan donated his award to [[St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (Crestwood, New York)|Saint Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary]], of which he is was a trustee.
On May 13, 2006, Jaroslav Pelikan reposed, after a long battle with lung cancer. The funeral was [[May 17 ]] in the [[seminary ]] [[chapel ]] of St. Vladimir's Seminary.

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