So for a good while now I’ve benefited from the work of Gottfried Locher- perhaps the most influential and preeminent scholar of the Swiss Reformation. I’ve remembered him on the anniversary of his death and agree completely with the positive assessment of his contributions as described by Peter Winzeler in Zwingliana.
For those and many other reasons I was so completely thrilled when Prof. Locher’s son, Uli Locher (who is a sociologist at McGill University) contacted me yesterday (more about that in due course). We’ve corresponded a bit and I’m overjoyed to say that he has sent along a couple of photos of his dad for me to share:
Kindly don’t redistribute.