Friday, June 09, 2006

ANOTHER OBITUARY FOR LOU H. SILBERMAN, this one on the Vanderbilt University website:
Jewish studies scholar Lou H. Silberman dead at 91; Played role in James Lawson saga at Vanderbilt 6-7-2006

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lou H. Silberman, an internationally recognized scholar of the Hebrew Bible and Judaic studies and longtime campus leader at Vanderbilt University, died June 6 in Tucson, Ariz. He was 91.

Silberman taught at Vanderbilt from 1952 to 1980, and was named Hillel Professor of Jewish Literature in 1955. He was chair of the Undergraduate Department of Religious Studies from 1970 to 1976.


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