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Jacques Edouard Ménard

historian

Jacques Edouard Ménard, Canadian historian. Member Societas Novi Testamenti Studiorum, International Association Coptic Studies (board, founding president, honorary).

Background

Ménard, Jacques Edouard was born on February 21, 1923 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Leon Paul and Alice Marie (LaFrance) Ménard.

Education

Bachelor, licensed theology, University Montreal, 1947, Doctor (honorary), 1978. Doctor of Theology summa cum laude, University Angelicum, Rome, 1948. Licensed Biblical science Biblical Institute, Rome, 1950.

Diploma Ecole Pratique Hautes Etudes, Paris, 1960. D.Theology summa cum laude, University Strasbourg, 1967. DEd (honorary) La Valette, Malta, 1988, Marquis Guiseppe Sciluna International University Foundation, 1990, Doctor of Philosophy Albert Einstein Institute, 1993.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1947. Professor New Testament, University Montreal Division School, 1951-1957. Research worker Canada Council, 1957-1961.

Research assistant Centre National Recherche Science, France, 1961-1965. Member Faculty Catholic Theology, University Sciences Humaines, Strasbourg, France, since 1965, ordinary professor history of religions, since 1973, professor emeritus, 1991, professor multiplex, 1992. Director Canada project integral French edition Nag Hammadi texts, since 1973.

Director Cahiers de la Bibliothèque Copte. Honorary director Revue des Sciences Religieuses. Co-editor Bibliothèque Copte de Hammadi, Quebec, since 1977.

Co-editor Nag Hammadi Studies, since 1970.

Works

  • Author: Les Dons du Saint Esprit chez Monsieur Olier (Theologica), 1951, second edition, 1987, L'Evangile de Vérité Rétroversion grecque et Commentaire, 1962, second edition, 1972, L'Evangile selon Philippe, second edition, 1967, 3d edition, 1988, Exégèse biblique et judaïsme, 1973, Le symbole, 1975, L'Evangile selon Thomas, 1975, Les textes de Nag Hammadi, 1975, La Lettre de Pierre à Philippe, 1977, L'Authentikos Logos, 1977. Le Traité sur la Résurrection, 1983. Ecritures et traditions dans la littérature Copte, 1984.

    L'Exposé valentinien: Fragments du Baptême et de l'Eucharistie, 1985. Gnose et Manichéisme, 1986, Introduction à l'Histoire des Religions, 1987, La Gnose de Philon d'Alexandrie, 1987, Le Chant de la Perle, 1991, La Pistis Sophia, 1st band, 1994, 2nd band, 1995, Memories, 1994. Contributor 400 articles and book reviews.

Membership

Member Societas Novi Testamenti Studiorum, International Association Coptic Studies (board, founding president, honorary).

Connections

father:
Leon Paul Ménard

mother:
Alice Marie (LaFrance) Ménard