Hans Walter Wolff

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Hans Walter Wolff
Born December 17, 1911
Barmen
Died October 22, 1993 (1993-10-23) (aged 81)
Heidelberg
Occupation Author, professor
Notable work Dodekapropheton (Biblischer Kommentar Altes Testamen), 6 vols.
Theological work
Language German
Tradition or movement Form criticism, historical criticism

Hans Walter Wolff (December 17, 1911 – October 22, 1993) was a German Protestant theologian. He was professor at the University of Mainz from 1959 to 1967, and from 1967 to 1978 he was Professor of Old Testament at the University of Heidelberg.

Selected works[edit]

  • Amos the Prophet (1973)
  • The Old Testament: A Guide to Its Writings (1973)
  • Anthropology of the Old Testament (1974)
  • The Vitality of Old Testament Traditions (1975, with Walter Brueggemann)
  • Hosea (1977)
  • Joel and Amos (1977)
  • Micah (1981)
  • Haggai (1990)
  • Obadiah and Jonah (1991)

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