His books on the parables set the standard. I always thought he was a really good Lutheran. He was 87 years old. May he rest in peace and rise in glory. New York Times:
Mr. Capon, who lived for many years on nearby Shelter Island, wrote 27 books from 1965 to 2004, most of them works of theology or New Testament interpretation that gave voice to a passionate, entertaining and sometimes unorthodox view of Christian teachings.