Birger Gerhardsson

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Birger Gerhardsson (1926 – 25 December 2013) was a Swedish Biblical scholar and professor emeritus in the Faculty of Theology at Lund University, Sweden. His primary academic focus has been on the transmission and development of the oral traditions of the New Testament gospels.[1][2]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • "Memory and Manuscript; Oral Tradition and Written Transmission in Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity." Thesis, Uppsala., 1961.
  • Tradition and Transmission in Early Christianity, Coniectanea Neotestamentica, 20. Lund,: C.W.K. Gleerup, 1964.
  • The Origins of the Gospel Traditions. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1979.
  • The Reliability of the Gospel Tradition. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 2001.


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