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Frederick Bruce
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Born in Elgin, Highlands
Born on 12th of October 1910
Died on 11th of September 1990

Born 1910. Died 1990 - Classicist and biblical scholar.


Son of a Plymouth Brethren preacher. Educated at Aberdeen, Cambridge and Vienna. Edited the Evangelical Quarterly (1949-80) and Palestine Exploration Quarterly (1957-71). Wrote commentaries on nearly every New Testament book. Books included the autobiographical In Retrospect (1980) and The Real Jesus (1985).

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