Donald Guthrie (theologian)

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Donald Guthrie
Born (1916-02-21)21 February 1916
Ipswich, Suffolk
Died 8 September 1992(1992-09-08) (aged 76)
Pinner, Middlesex
Nationality British
Occupation New Testament scholar
Title Lecturer and Vice-Principal
Spouse(s) Mary (née Freeman)
Children four sons, two daughters
Academic background
Education London Bible College
Thesis  (Ph.D. 1961)
Academic work
Discipline Biblical studies
Sub-discipline NT studies
Notable works New Testament Introduction (1962) &
New Testament Theology (1981)

Donald Guthrie (February 21, 1916 – September 8, 1992[1]) was a British New Testament scholar, best known for his New Testament Introduction (1962) and New Testament Theology (1981) which are recognized as significant books related to the New Testament.[2]

Life[edit]

Guthrie studied on the Bachelor of Divinity programme at London Bible College (now London School of Theology), which was accredited by the University of London. Before completing his degree, Guthrie began lecturing at the college, at the invitation of the college's principal, Ernest Kevan. He continued lecturing at the college until his retirement in 1982, becoming Vice-Principal in 1978. He then served as President of the college from 1983 until his death.[3]

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

Articles[edit]

  • ——— (1956). "Tertullian and Pseudonymity". Expository Times. 67: 341f. 
  • ——— (Oct 1962). "Recent Literature on the Petrine Epistles". Themelios. 1 (1): 13–23. 
  • ——— (1963). "Recent Literature on the Acts of the Apostles". Vox Evangelica. 2: 33–49. 
  • ——— (Summer 1965). "Dilemma in New Testament Criticism". TSF Bulletin. 42: 4–9. 
  • ——— (Summer 1965). "Christianity and the Computer". TSF Bulletin. 42: 9–11. 
  • ——— (1965). "Some Recent Books on the Gospels". Vox Evangelica. 4: 43–54. 
  • ——— (1966). "Oral Tradition in New Testament Times". Themelios. 3 (3): 24–30. 
  • ——— (1965). "Some Recent Books on the Gospels". Vox Evangelica. 4: 43–54. 
  • ——— (1968). "Form Criticism". Themelios. 5 (1): 8–14. 

Festschrift[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Motyer, Steve (1999). "Donald Guthrie". In Walter A. Elwell and J. D. Weaver. Bible Interpreters of the 20th Century. Grand Rapids: Baker. pp. 287–298. 
  2. ^ Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Vol. 7, No. 20, 110 ff Archived 2013-02-01 at Archive.is
  3. ^ Cotterell, Peter (17 September 1992). "Obituary: Donald Guthrie". The Independent. 

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