Jacques-Barzun-Obituary

In Memory Of

Jacques Barzun

Nov 30, 1907 - Oct 25, 2012

Guest Book

January 09, 2015 | Georgia

Please accept my sincere condolences and sincere prayers that go out to the surviving family and friends. May the God of comfort continue to bless you and yours especially after such an untimely loss of a very precious life please accept my deepest sympathies. (2 Cor. 1:2, 3).

March 05, 2014 | Georgia

A gracious and respectable person whose work has done so much to bring so much joy to many of us in these troubled times hard to deal with (2 Tim 3:1). Perhaps more will continue to have positive experiences from a wonderful work that has an impactful contribution to life and its anxieties.

james newman

June 12, 2013 | San Antonio, TX

Having him here in San Antonio was like having a bright light in a dark room.
He will be missed. He was a true intellectual, quite a rare thing in San Antonio.

tom wright

April 16, 2013 | Texarkana, TX

The loss of his thoughts and his voice leaves the world a sadder, poorer and less literate place.

margaret king stanley

November 05, 2012 | San Antoio, TX

Marguerite,
I am so sorry about the loss of this great man. He will not be forgotten because his words and ideas will live on. I send you my deepest sympathy and love,
Margaret

laurance guido md

November 04, 2012 | Key Largo, FL

Columbia has lost a giant.

alice sackett

November 04, 2012 | San Antonio, TX

We were very privileged to have Dr. Barzun at our "Classic Books" meeting one day, and to have an autographed copy of his "From Dawn to Decadence" in our Northwood Presbyterian Church Library.

November 01, 2012

I was a student attending Prof. Barzun's graduate history department class on Social and Cultural History of Europe in 1950/51. At first his lectures were far more learned and erudite than I could comprehend. By the end of the course, happily, I belive that I could understand most, but not necessarily all of his resoning, knowledge, content and linkages. Yet I remain to this day a full admirer of his teaching and writing. Murray Feshbach, Ph.D., Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

November 01, 2012

TO THE BARZUN FAMILY,I'M SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR GRIEF.KNOW THAT GOD HAS SET A DAY IN WHICH HE PURPOSES BY A MAN WHOM HE HAS APPOINTED,AND HE HAS FURNISHED A GUARANTEE TO ALL MEN IN THAT HE HAS RESURRECTED HIM FROMTHE DEAD,"--acts 17:31.....{d.m}

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