Thursday, May 14, 2020

Francis Ian Andersen, 1925-2020

SAD NEWS: Word has come in from Professor Andrei Orlov that Australian Biblical Scholar Francis (Frank) Andersen, has passed away at the age of 94.

Professor Andersen taught at a number of institutions in Australia and the United States. He was back in Australia at the end of his life. He was known especially for his work on biblical Hebrew syntax and computational linguistics, and for his translation of 2 (Slavonic) Enoch in Charlesworth's Old Testament Pseudepigrapha.

Requiescat in pace.

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