Joseph Fitzmyer

Joseph Augustine Fitzmyer SJ (November 4, 1920 – December 24, 2016) was an American Catholic priest of the Society of Jesus and professor emeritus at The Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC.

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Joseph Fitzmyer

Orders
OrdinationAugust 15, 1951
Personal details
Birth nameJoseph Augustine Fitzmyer
BornNovember 4, 1920
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
DiedDecember 24, 2016(2016-12-24) (aged 96)
Merion Station, Pennsylvania, United States
DenominationRoman Catholic
OccupationJesuit priest, Biblical scholar, theologian
Alma mater

He specialized in biblical studies, particularly the New Testament, but he also made contributions to the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and early Jewish literature.[1]