James D. G. Dunn Death | Obituary – British New Testament scholar, a very well known theologian, James Douglas Grant Dunn FBA has died at the age of 80.
James Dunn passed away on Friday, June 26th, 2020. There was no cause of death given at the time of this publication.
Dunn was a longtime Lightfoot Professor of Divinity in the Department of Theology at the University of Durham, now Emeritus Lightfoot Professor.
Friends, family and other concerned individuals are mourning the passing of the Dunn who was renowned for New Perspective on Paul.
Reactions Over The Death Of James Dunn
I’m so sorry to hear that my Doktorvater, James D. G. Dunn, has passed away. Please pray for his wife, Meta and family. May he rest in peace and rise again in glory pic.twitter.com/l3jBG2i0xu
— BJ Oropeza (@bjoropeza1) June 26, 2020
James D.G. Dunn’s work has been helpful in so very many areas, even if you found yourself sometimes diverging from his conclusions. So thankful for his legacy. Let us pray for his family, friends, and students like @scotmcknight https://t.co/rdrQiP8wpW
— Malcolm Yarnell (@myarnell) June 26, 2020
So sad to hear that Emeritus Prof James D.G. Dunn has passed away. Jimmy was a wonderful person & had an impact academically & personally on many of us @durham_uni & abroad. He will be missed. #ntstudies #biblicalstudies https://t.co/2uNGk4UnQZ
— Tyson Putthoff, PhD (@tysonputthoff) June 26, 2020