John P. Meier, priest, scholar and author of ‘A Marginal Jew’ has died at 80

Author: Margaret McVeigh

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John P. Meier, a theologian and biblical commentator whose multi-volume “A Marginal Jew” transformed the Catholic approach to critical historical research into the life of Jesus and religious faith, died Tuesday (Oct. 18) in South Bend, Indiana.

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