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Religious studies educator , researcher

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.

Achievements

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

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.

Interests

  • Other 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