|Right Reverend Olav Skjevesland|
|Bishop Emeritus of Agder og Telemark|
Former Primate of the Church of Norway
|Church||Church of Norway|
|Diocese||Diocese of Agder og Telemark|
|Born||31 May 1942|
|Died||8 September 2019(aged 77)|
Olav Skjevesland (31 May 1942 – 8 September 2019) was Norwegian theologian and priest. He was the Bishop of the Diocese of Agder og Telemark from 1998 until his retirement in 2012. During his time as a bishop, he was thought to be theologically conservative and he was opposed to letting gay priests serve in the church.
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- Sellevold, Terje (2012-09-22). "Skjevesland slutter som preses". NRK (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2012-12-11.
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