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Staffan Olofsson

Staffan Olofsson, religious studies educator, researcher. Minor courses in Syriac, Aramaic, Hellenistic Greek Uppsala University.

Background

  • Olofsson, Staffan was born on January 30, 1950 in Stockholm. Son of Eskil and Dagmar Olofsson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Social Studies, Religions History, University Stockholm, 1972. Bachelor's Degree in Bible, History Religions, Church History, University Uppsala, 1978. Doctor of Divinity, University Uppsala, 1988.

    Career

    • Assistant secretary, expert Swedish Bible Translate Committee, 1979—1983, 1987—1990, expert, 1996—1998. Senior research fellow Biblical studies Uppsala University, 1990—1994, associate professor, 1991, lecturer Old Testament Exegesis, 1994—1995, University Gothenburg, 1995—1996, professor Old Testament Exegesis, since 2002. Teacher Stockholm University, 1978, Theological Seminary Mission Covenant Church Sweden, 1979, Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982, Methodist Church, Gothenburg, 2001.

      Member board experts University Copenhagen, 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Minor courses in Syriac, Aramaic, Hellenistic Greek Uppsala University.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Warden Church Sweden Old Uppsala, 1992—1996. Mem parish board and parish council Uppsala Kyrkliga Samfällighet, 1993—1996, Old Uppsala, 1993—1996. Warden and member parish board Skallsjö, since 1997.

    Fellow: Nathan Söderblomsällskapet. Member: Akademi for Bibelvetenskap, Society Biblical Literature, Svenska Exegetiska Sällskapet, International Organization Septuagint and Cognate Studies.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, golf, stamp collecting/philately, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Agneta Olofsson. Children: Anna, Mikael, Maria.
    • father: Eskil Olofsson
    • mother: Dagmar Olofsson
    • spouse: Agneta Olofsson
    • children: Anna Olofsson
    • Mikael Olofsson
    • Maria Olofsson
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    Born January 30, 1950
    (age 67)
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    • 1972
      Religions History
    • 1978
      History Religions
    • 1988
      University Uppsala
    • 1979 - 1983
      Assistant, secretary
    • 1987 - 1990
      Assistant, secretary
    • 1995 - 1996
      senior, research fellow Biblical studies Uppsala University
    • 1996 - 1998
      Assistant, secretary
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