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