Winn Research Professor of Ecclesiastical History
- Dr. theol., University of Marburg
- MA, Dr. theol., hon., University of Geneva
- Dr. theol., hon., Humboldt University, Berlin
Helmut Koester, John H. Morison Professor of New Testament Studies and Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History Emeritus, died on New Year’s Day, 2016, at age 89.
Koester was a leading scholar in the history of Christianity, New Testament exegesis and theology, the religions of the ancient Roman world, and archeology.