Roger Lipsey, author, art historian, editor, and translator, has written on a wide range of topics and intellectual figures. He was the general editor of the three-volume edited works of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Other works include An Art of Our Own: The Spiritual in Twentieth-Century Art and the prizewinning Angelic Mistakes: The Art of Thomas Merton. He is director of the parent company that publishes Parabola magazine.
"An admirably judicious and comprehensive-and long overdue-study of
one of the most remarkable figures of the twentieth century, whose
presence remains both spiritually and politically significant for
an age of violently confused international relations."-Rowan
Williams, Master of Magdalene College (Cambridge University),
former Archbishop of Canterbury
"A good and indispensable man, Hammarskjoeld `understood and respected the need for heroes.' In this lucid, well-written biography, he certainly emerges as one."-KIRKUS