Menu JTA Search

Death of Famous Old Testament Authority

Dr. Johannes Rikel, Catholic Prelate and a leading Orientalist and authority on Judaism, has died in Breslau at the age of 61. Most of his works were on Old Testament exegesis, among them being “Israel’s Monotheism in the Pre-Exile Period,” “The Old Testament and Comparative Religion,” “The Old Testament in the Light of Research in the Ancient East “