In memoriam

Martin Hengel (1926-2009)

Martin Hengel (1926-2009) was a German scholar. Professor of New Testament and Ancient Judaism at the University of Tübingen, Germany, was one of the great scholars of ancient Judaism in the twentieth century. He was born in 1926 in Reutlingen, and studied in Tübingen and Heidelberg. His Doktorvater in Tübingen was Otto Michel. He finished his dissertation on the Zealots ...

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Krister Stendahl (1921-2008)

Krister Stendahl (1921-2008) was a Swedish scholar. Born in Stockholm, Sweden, Stendahl was ordained in the Church of Sweden in 1944 as a Lutheran pastor. He received his PhD from Uppsala University in 1954, writing his dissertation on the Dead Sea Scrolls. After graduating from Uppsala, Stendahl immediately took a position at Harvard University as a professor of New Testament ...

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David Noel Freedman (1922-2008)

David Noel Freedman (1922-2008) was an American scholar. After earning his PhD in Semitic Languages and Literature at the Johns Hopkins University in 1948, Freedman held a series of professorial and administrative positions at various theological institutions and universities, notably, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (1948-64), San Francisco Theological Seminary (1964-71), the University of Michigan (1971-92), and the University of California San ...

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Bruce M. Metzger (1914-2007)

Bruce M. Metzger (1914-2007) was an American Biblical scholar. Professor at Princeton Theological Seminary for more than 40 years. Chair of the Committee of Translators for the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Specialist of Greek, New Testament and Old Testament. His major contribution to Second Temple Judaism was in the subfield of OT Apocrypha.

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Józef T. Milik (1922-2006)

Józef Tadeusz Milik (1922-2006) was a Polish scholar, active mainly in France, one of the leading Qumran specialists of his generation, and the editor of the Aramaic fragments of the First Book of Enoch.

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