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François Bovon
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1938
Lausanne
Vaud, Switzerland
Death: Nov. 1, 2013
Vaud, Switzerland

He was a Swiss biblical scholar and historian of early Christianity. He was the Frothingham Professor Emeritus of the History of Religion at Harvard Divinity School. Bovon was a graduate of the University of Lausanne and held a doctorate in theology from the University of Basel. From 1967 to 1993, he taught in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Geneva. Bovon was an honorary professor at the University of Geneva and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Uppsala. He was president of the Swiss Society of Theology from 1973 to 1977. Bovon was the author of numerous books on early Christianity, and co-edited the first volume of Écrits apocryphes chrétiens in the series La Pléiade (published by Gallimard). He also wrote several books on Luke the Evangelist and the Gospel of Luke, including a major critical commentary (in the series EKK). He died in 2013. 
 
Burial:
Chene-Bourgeries Cemetery
Geneva
Geneve, Switzerland
 
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Record added: Dec 06, 2013
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