Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Helmut Koester, 1926-2016

SAD NEWS: Preeminent New Testament Scholar Helmut Koester Passes Away at 89 (Harvard Divinity School).
Helmut Koester, John H. Morison Professor of New Testament Studies and Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History Emeritus, died on New Year’s Day, 2016, at age 89.

Koester was a leading scholar in the history of Christianity, New Testament exegesis and theology, the religions of the ancient Roman world, and archeology.

Requiescat in pace.