24 February 1999 Death of David Daube #otdimjh

20th anniversary of passing of David Daube, Jewish student of Jesus

On This Day In Messianic Jewish History

24 February 1999 Death of David Daube, scholar of Judaism, Christianity and Roman Law

David Daube DCL, FBA (8 February 1909, Freiburg, Germany – 24 February 199, Berkeley, California) was the twentieth century’s preeminent scholar of ancient law. He combined a familiarity with many legal systems, particularly Roman law and biblical law, with an expertise in Greek, Roman, Jewish, and Christian literature, and used literary, religious, and legal texts to illuminate each other and, among other things, to “transform the position of Roman law” and to launch a “revolution”or “near revolution” in New Testament studies. (wikipedia article)

Image result for david daube new testament

I met David Daube on the steps of Berkeley University  in California in 1991 when I was completing my MA Dissertation. I explained that I was a Jewish believer in Jesus and had learned much from his work, especially “The New Testament and Rabbinic Judaism”. He told me he was very…

View original post 2,115 more words

About richardsh

Messianic Jewish teacher in UK
This entry was posted in otdimjh. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to 24 February 1999 Death of David Daube #otdimjh

  1. Pingback: 24 February 1999 Death of David Daube #otdimjh — On This Day In Messianic Jewish History | Talmidimblogging

  2. Pingback: 24 February 1999 Death of David Daube #otdimjh - Mapping Messianic Jewish Theology

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.