Passing of Prof. Ed Parish (E.P.) Sanders

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H-Judaic is greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Ed Parish (E.P.) Sanders (1937-2022), Arts & Sciences Professor of Religion emeritus at Duke University, and a  pioneer in the study of  Early Christianity and Judaism in the Greco-Roman world.  Sanders revolutionized the study of Paul with his 1977 book, Paul and Palestinian Judaism.  He subsequently wrote, edited, and coedited a shelf of books.  Wikipedia lists his major works as follows:  

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Religion News Service published a memorial to Sanders:  https://religionnews.com/2022/12/05/e-p-sanders-a-new-testament-scholar-who-redeemed-jesus-judaism/.   Sanders himself penned an intellectual autobiography that is available here: https://web.archive.org/web/20040617054306/http://www.duke.edu/religion/home/EP/Intel%20autobiog%20rev.pdf.

We extend deepest condolences to his students, colleagues, friends and family.

Jonathan D. Sarna

Chair, H-Judaic

Categories: Obituary
Keywords: Necrology