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Crossan Lecture
Event Type:
Lecture
Location:
CATALDO HALL Globe Room
 
Thursday, October 03, 2013
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PT)
Calendar:
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Contact:
Fulton, Jacqueline A.
x.6782
Department:religious-studies

DR. DOMINIC CROSSAN
John Dominic Crossan was born in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland, in 1934. He was educated
in Ireland and the United States, received a Doctorate of Divinity from Maynooth College,
Ireland, in 1959, and did post-doctoral research at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome
from 1959 to 1961 and at the École Biblique in Jerusalem from 1965 to 1967. He joined DePaul
University, Chicago, in 1969 and remained there until 1995. He is now a Professor Emeritus
in its Department of Religious Studies. Cossan has received awards for scholarly excellence
from the American Academy of Religion in 1989, DePaul University in 1991 and 1995, and an
honorary doctorate from Stetson University, DeLand, FL, in 2003.

In the last forty years he has written twenty-seven books on the historical Jesus, the apostle
Paul, and earliest Christianity. Five of them have been national religious bestsellers for a
combined total of twenty-four months. He was elected Vice President of the Society of Biblical
Literature for 2010-2011 and President for 2011-2012.

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