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Braun, Herbert
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(May 4, 1903, Warlubien, West Prussia – Aug 27, 1991, Mainz) studied from 1922 to 1926 in Königsberg, Tübingen, and Rostock. He received the Lic. Theol. from Halle in 1929. He was a pastor in the Confessing Church. He became Professor of NT in the Kirchliche Hochschule in Berlin. From 1952 to 1971 he was professor of NT in Mainz. He gave various guest lectures in the USA. The focal point of Braun's exegetical work lay in the interpretation of NT texts in the context of the Hellenistic and Jewish environment (esp. Qumran and Philo of Alexandria), as well as in the areas of J…

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Betz, Hans Dieter, “Braun, Herbert”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_02337>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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