Petr Pokorný (theologian) is confirmed dead at the age of 86.
Petr was best known as a Czech Protestant theologian.
Petr Pokorný
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Petr Pokorný (2014)
Born(1933-04-21)April 21, 1933
DiedJanuary 18, 2020(2020-01-18) (aged 86)
NationalityCzech
Alma materCharles University, Prague
OccupationProfessor, theologian, pastor
Theological work
Tradition or movementProtestant theology, Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren
Main interestsBiblical studies, New Testament studies, Hermeneutics
Petr Pokorný (April 21, 1933 – January 18, 2020) was a Protestant theologian, professor at Charles University in Prague, and pastor of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, one of the leading biblical scholars in the Czech Republic.
For many years, Petr Pokorný led the Department of New Testament Studies at the Protestant Theological Faculty of the Prague University, in 1996–1999 he was the dean of the faculty, later (1998–2010) he was also the director of the Centre for Biblical Studies of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Charles University.
Contents
1 Selected publications
1.1 Publications in English
1.2 Publications in German
1.3 Publications in Czech
2 References
3 External links
Selected publications
Publications in English
Jesus in the Eyes of His Followers: Newly Discovered Manuscripts and Old Christian Confessions, North Richland Hills, Tex.: BIBAL Press, 1998. ISBN 0941037657
A Commentary on the Gospel of Thomas: From Interpretations to the Interpreted, New York: T & t Clark Ltd., 2009. ISBN 0567502503
Hermeneutics as a Theory of Understanding, Grand Rapids: W.B. Eerdmans Pub., 2011. ISBN 0802827217
From the Gospel to the Gospels. History, Theology and Impact of the Biblical Term 'Euangelion', Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2013. ISBN 3110300605
Publications in German
Der Epheserbrief und die Gnosis. Berlin: Evangelische Verlaganstalt, 1965.
Der Gottessohn: Literarische Übersicht und Fragestellung. Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 1971.
Die Entstehung der Christologie. Voraussetzungen einer Theologie des Neuen Testaments, Stuttgart: Calwer, 1985.
Der Brief des Paulus an die Kolosser, Berlin: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 1987. ISBN 3-374-00350-8
Der Brief des Paulus an die Epheser, Berlin: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 1992. ISBN 3-374-01389-9
Bibelauslegung als Theologie (with Josef Bohumil Souček), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1997. ISBN 9783161467660
Theologie der lukanischen Schriften, Goettingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1998. ISBN 3-525-53861-8
Einleitung in das Neue Testament. Seine Literatur und Theologie im Überblick (with Ulrich Heckel), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007. ISBN 978-3-16-148011-9
Jesus in Geschichte und Bekenntnis, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016. ISBN 9783161542879
Publications in Czech
Počátky gnose. Vznik gnostického mýtu o božstvu Člověk, Praha: Academia, 1968.
Literární a teologický úvod do Nového zákona, Praha: Vyšehrad, 1993. ISBN 80-7021-052-4
Řecké dědictví v Orientu. Helénismus v Egyptě a Sýrii, Praha: Oikúmené, 1993. ISBN 80-85241-50-1
Apoštolské vyznání. Výklad nejstarších křesťanských věroučných textů. Třebenice: Mlýn, 1994. ISBN 80-901589-2-7
Co nevíš o Bibli? Úvod do studia Starého a Nového zákona (with Miloš Bič), Praha: Česká biblická společnost, 1997. ISBN 80-85810-25-5
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