U.N.’s Dag Hammarskjöld: Negotiating With God

“In our age, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.” --Dag Hammarskjöld U.S. Secretary-General, 1953-1961Dag Hammarskjöld. Dag Hammarskjöld. Dag Hammarskjöld.It’s funny how sometimes a childhood memory pierces through years of overlaid data and forces its way into the present.  I was a young child—in early elementary school, I suppose—when I first learned the name of the Secretary-General of the United Nations.  I learned to say his name and to spell it, complete … [Read more...]