Raymond E Brown

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Birthday
22, 1928
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 8, 1998 (70)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1928
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 8, 1998 (70)

About

New York-born Roman Catholic Priest, professor, and Biblical scholar of the Twentieth Century. He wrote over 25 books on biblical matters, including Responses to 101 Questions on the Bible, Death of the Messiah, and Birth of the Messiah.

Before Fame

He attended the Catholic University of America and St. Mary's Seminary and University before earning his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University and becoming a priest in St. Augustine, Florida.

Trivia

He was the first Catholic faculty member to secure tenure at New York's Union Theological Seminary, a Protestant institution.

Family Life

He was born in New York to Robert and Loretta Brown.

Associated With

His scholarly analysis of The Gospel of John was praised by Pope Benedict XVI.