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Tikva Frymer-Kensky (1943–2006)

09/07 | Tikva Frymer-Kensky, professor of Hebrew Bible and the History of Judaism at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, died August 31 after a long battle with cancer.

Frymer-Kensky received   Read more…

John C. Trever (1915–2006)

08/10 | John C. Trever, the American scholar who photographed the Great Isaiah Scroll and other important Dead Sea Scroll manuscripts in Jerusalem in 1948, died April 29, at his home in   Read more…

B.S.J. Isserlin (1916–2005)

07/18 | Benedikt Isserlin, linguist, historian and archaeologist, died on October 23, 2005, at the age of 89.

Isserlin directed excavations at Jaffa and Mikhmoret (Israel) and at Motya (Sicily), as well as   Read more…

Simon B. Parker (1940–2006)

07/18 | Simon B. Parker was a professor of Hebrew Bible at Boston University’s School of Theology. He taught at the university for 25 years. He died of a brain hemorrhage on   Read more…

Jaroslav Pelikan (1923–2006)

07/18 | Jaroslav Pelikan, the leading scholar of the history of Christianity and long-time Sterling Professor of History at Yale, has died. He was 82.

Professor Pelikan was born in Akron, Ohio, in   Read more…

Lou H. Silberman (1915–2006)

07/18 | Lou H. Silberman, a leading scholar of Jewish studies, died June 6 in Tucson. He was 91.

Professor Silberman is credited with building the Jewish Studies department at Vanderbilt University, where   Read more…


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