Prominent Bible scholar, member of the Sulpician Fathers, and respected professor of biblical studies, Raymond Edward Brown was one of the first Roman Catholic scholars to analyze the Bible using historical-critical methodology. Controversial in some Catholic circles and celebrated in others, Brown remains an important figure in the Catholic Church and in the landscape of twentieth-century biblical scholarship. This collection brings together four volumes of his best work. Read his thoughts on biblical exegesis and Church doctrine, learn from his reflections on the roles of priests and bishops, dive into his guide to important archaeological finds, and much more.
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Raymond E. Brown was a Sulpician priest and bible scholar. He taught for many years at Saint Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore and was professor emeritus of biblical studies at the Union Theological Seminary in New York. Over his lifetime he was awarded more than dozen honorary doctorates from American and European universities and was commended by Pope Paul VI for his “learning, prudence, and Catholic regard for the Magisterium of the Church.” Brown was the author of three books in the Anchor Yale Bible series on the Gospels and Epistles of John. He died in 1998.