Death of William Hamilton

February 28, 2012
Portland, Oregon | Age 87

God is Dead theologian dead at 87
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JEFF BARNARD, The Associated Press

Theologian William Hamilton, a member of the Death of God movement of the 1960s that reached its peak with a Time Magazine cover story, has died in Portland, Ore. He was 87.

Hamilton died Tuesday from complications from congestive heart failure at the downtown apartment he shared with his wife, his family said.

Hamilton told The Oregonian newspaper in 2007 that he had questioned the existence of God since he was a teenager, when two...

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