In memoriam

Heikki Räisänen (1941-2015)

Heikki Räisänen (1941-2015) was a Finnish scholar. Born in Helsinki, Räisänen received his doctorate in 1969 at the University of Helsinki. He was professor of New Testament studies at the University of Helsinki from 1974 until his retirement (2006). He was internally known for his studies on Paul and the New Testament. Räisänen published his memoirs in Finnish in 2014 ...

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Daniel J. Harrington (1940-2014)

Daniel J. Harrington (1940-2014) was an American scholar. Entered the Jesuits in 1958 and was ordained in 1971. PhD (Harvard University). Professor of New Testament at Weston Jesuit School of Theology (Cambridge, MA). Editor of New Testament Abstracts, from 1972 to his death. See http://www.4enoch.org/wiki4/index.php?title=~_Daniel_J._Harrington_(1940-2014),_American_scholar

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Géza Vermès (1924-2013)

Géza Vermès (1924-2013) was an Hungarian-born Jewish-British scholar, at the University of Oxford, England, UK. Géza Vermès was born in Mako, Hungary into a Jewish family that converted to Catholicism when he was a child. Both his parents were victims of the Holocaust. Vermes joined the Catholic priesthood after WW2, and remained a Catholic priest until 1957. He received his ...

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Carlo Maria Martini (1927-2011)

Carlo Maria Martini (1927-2011) was an Italian scholar. Born in Turin, Italy. Ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 1952. PhD in Fundamental Theology (1958) from the Pontifical Gregorian University. PhD in Biblical Studies from the Pontifical Biblical Institute. Professor (from 1962) and then rector (from 1969) of the Pontifical Biblical Institute. Chancellor of the Pontifical Gregorian University (1978-1980). Archbishop of ...

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Frederick J. Murphy (1949-2011)

Frederick J. Murphy (1949-2011) was an American scholar, Earned his PhD (1984) at Harvard University. He was Professor in the Dept. of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA), USA from 1983 to his death on Sept 13, 2011.

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Alan F. Segal (1945-2011)

Alan F. Segal (1945-2011) was a Jewish-American scholar, at Columbia University (New York NY), USA. Alan F. Segal was born in Worcester, MA on August 2, 1945. He earned degrees from Amherst College (B.A., 1967), Brandeis University (M.A., 1969), Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (Bachelor of Hebrew Letters, 1971), and Yale University (M.A., 1971; M.Phil., 1973; and Ph.D., 1975). ...

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