Bertil Edgar Gärtner (13 December 1924 – 20 September 2009) was a Swedish Lutheran bishop of Gothenburg (1970–1991), and professor of New Testament's exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminary, United States.
In 1969 Gärtner became provost of Gothenburg cathedral and on 24 July 1970 bishop of the Lutheran diocese of Gothenburg. Like his predecessor Bo Giertz, Gärtner was theologically conservative and High Church. He was the writer of a number of books about the ministry of the Church as well as on New Testament subjects. He was one of the Swedish church leaders opposing the ordination of women in the Church of Sweden. He was also an episcopal Visitor of Societas Sanctae Birgittae.
- Biskop Bertil Gärtner avliden, Dagens Nyheter, 20 September 2009. (Swedish)
- photograph of Bishop Gärtner
- The Experience of the Church of Sweden by Bertil E. Gärtner and Carl Strandberg from Man, Woman, and Priesthood, pp. 123-133, edited by Peter Moore, SPCK London, 1978
- Bertil bloggar, Bishop Gärtner's personal weblog
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