Nebraska Authors

Paul John Achtemeier

Born 1927-09-03 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 2013-01-28
Henrico, VA (USA)

Richmond, VA (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
New York

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




BA, 1949, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
BD, 1952, Union Theological Seminary, New York City, NY
ThD, 1958, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY
1952-1953, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
1953-1954, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland


Instructor of Biblical Literature
Assistant, Associate and Visiting Professor

Places Worked

United Church Of Christ, Elmhurst College, IL
Lancaster Theological Seminary, Lancaster, PA
Union Theological Seminary, Richmond VA
Northwest Christian College
Notre Dame University


Union Theological Seminary Traveling Fellowship, 1952
Kunz Professor of New Testament, 1961-73
Staley Distinguished Christian Scholar, Rollins College, 1973
Rosenstiel Fellow, Notre Dame University, 1974


American Theological Society
Catholic Biblical Society
Society of Biblical Literature
Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas


The Old Testament Roots of Our Faith. 1962. (co-authored with Elizabeth Achtemeier)
To Save All People. 1967. (coauthored with Elizabeth Achtemeier)
An Introduction to the New Hermeneutic. 1969.
Epiphany. 1973. (coauthored with Elizabeth Achtemeier)
Preaching in the Witnessing Community. 1973. (Ed. H.G. Stuempfle)
Aspects of Religious Propaganda in Judaism and Early Christianity. 1975.
Mark. 1975. (coauthored with Elizabeth Achtemeier)

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