Honorary Members


The Society currently has 17 honorary members. Honorary membership is bestowed onto scholars from around the world as a recognition of the excellence of their work. Currently, the following scholars are Honorary members of the society (in alphabetic order).

 

Professor Athalya Brenner-Idan

Dr. Walter Brueggemann

Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, Ph.D., Rabbi

Professor Michael Fox

Dr. Norman C. Habel

Professor Sara Japhet

Professor Dr. Reinhard Kratz

Professor Dr. Bernhard Lang

Professor Tryggve Mettinger

Professor Johannes C. de Moor

Professor Carol A. Newsom

Professor Kirsten Nielsen

Professor Martti Nissinen

Professor Thomas Römer

Professor Bernd Schipper

Professor Rudolf Smend

Professor Dr Ellen van Wolde

 

The Guidelines for the Nomination of Honorary Members can be found here.



Former honorary members include:

Frank Cross                              (1921-2012)

Rolf Rendtorff                          (1924–2014) 

Menahem Haran                      (1924–2015)

Otto Kaiser                               (1924–2017)

Eduard Nielsen                          (1923–2017)

Bertil Albrektson                      (1929–2021)

Norman Gottwald                     (1926-2022) In Memoriam by Walter Brueggemann here.