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John Strugnell, Professor of Christian Origins, Dies at Age 77

John Strugnell, Professor of Christian Origins, Dies at Age 77

December 1, 2007

John Strugnell, a former editor-in-chief of the Dead Sea Scrolls project and Professor of Christian Origins Emeritus at Harvard Divinity School, died on November 30, 2007, at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His death came after a week of hospitalization for an infection.

Strugnell came to HDS as a visiting associate professor in 1965, after serving for five years at Duke University as an assistant professor of Old Testament. He ended up staying at HDS, and in 1968 was named Professor of Christian Origins, the title he held until his retirement in 1996.

Charles G. Adams Is First William and Lucille Nickerson Professor of the Practice of Ethics and Ministry

July 10, 2007

The Rev. Charles G. Adams, one of the most prominent and dynamic ministers in the United States, has joined Harvard's Faculty of Divinity as the first William and Lucille Nickerson Professor of the Practice of Ethics and Ministry, starting a five-year term on July 1, 2007.

Science and Religion Drive Divinity Professor

Science and Religion Drive Divinity Professor

May 18, 2007

Philip Clayton has spent the past year encouraging the exploration of the delicate balance between the study of science and the study of religion, an interest motivated in part by his own uncertainties of faith.