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<< Return to SBL Forum Archive Bruce Manning Metzger 1914-2007


It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Bruce Manning Metzger on 13 February 2007. Widely regarded as the preeminent American textual critic and biblical translator of the twentieth century, Dr. Metzger also served as president of the Society of Biblical Literature in 1971, contributed a number of articles to the Journal of Biblical Literature, and published Index of Articles on the New Testament and the Early Church: Published in Festschriften in the SBL Monograph Series. Additional information about Dr. Metzger's life and a PDF of his 1971 SBL presidential address can be viewed by following the links below.


Dr. Metzger's 1971 SBL presidential address.

Official announcment of Dr. Metzger's death from Princeton Theological Seminary.

An Obituary for Dr. Metzger by Michael W. Holmes of Bethel University

 
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