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theologian

Rudolf Smend, German theologian. Recipient Alfried Krupp-Preisaward, 1998.

Background

Smend, Rudolf was born on October 17, 1932 in Berlin. Son of Rudolf and Gisela (Hübner) Smend.

Education

Student, University Tübingen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1952. Student, Göttingen University, Federal Republic of Germany, 1954. Student, University Basel, Switzerland, 1955.

DTheol, University Basel, Switzerland, 1958. DivD (honorary), St. Andrews University, Scotland, 1979.

Career

Privat dozent University Bonn, 1962-1963. Professor theology Kirchliche Hochschule, Berlin, 1963-1965, University Münster, Federal Republic of Germany, 1965-1971, University Göttingen, since 1971.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Society Sciences at Uppsala, Bavarian, Danish, Finnish and Norwegian Academies (honorary correspondent fellow), British Academy (honorary Burkitt medal 2001). Member: German Forschungsgemeinschaft (vice president 1986-1992), Society for Study of Old Testament (honorary), Academy der Wissenschaften Göttingen 1994-1996, (president 1996-1998, vice president 1998—2000, president 2000-2002).

Connections

Married Dagmar Erlbruch, May 24, 1969.

father:
Rudolf Smend

mother:
Gisela (Hübner) Smend

spouse:
Dagmar Erlbruch