Rolf Rendtorff

 

 

Age: 88

 

Summary: German noted biblical scholar and emeritus professor of Old Testament at the University of Heidelberg who had written frequently on the Jewish scriptures and was notable chiefly for his contribution to the debate over the origins of the Pentateuch (the first five books of the Old Testament).

 

 

Cause of Death: In his sleep

 

Born: May 10, 1925

 

Died: April 1, 2014

 

Location: Heidelberg, Germany