|Image: Public Domain / La Lecture Journal de Roman, 1857||
Author: Stefan Jonasson
In 1948, Rev. Philip M. Petursson, who was then minister of the First Federated Church (Unitarian) in Winnipeg, received a letter from the former president of the American Unitarian Association, Rev. Louis C. Cornish, who had retired to Florida, where he had immersed himself in psychical research. Cornish reminisced about meeting Sigurður Nordal some sixteen years earlier when Nordal was the Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. . . .