Patrick W. Skehan

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Patrick W. Skehan
Born30 September 1909 Edit this on Wikidata
New York Edit this on Wikidata
Died9 September 1980 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 70)
Washington, D.C. Edit this on Wikidata
Resting placeCalvary Cemetery Edit this on Wikidata
EducationDoctor of Sacred Theology Edit this on Wikidata
Alma mater
OccupationUniversity teacher, Old Testament scholar, director, linguist, theologian Edit this on Wikidata
Employer
Awards
Position heldEmeritus (The Catholic University of America, 1980–) Edit this on Wikidata

Patrick William Skehan (30 September 1909 - 9 September 1980) was an American Old Testament semitic scholar.[1][2]

Life[change | change source]

He was the Chair of the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures at The Catholic University of America and a visiting professor at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome.[3] He was appointed Secretary of the Advisory Committee for the Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium (C.S.C.O.).[3] In 1953, Skehan was a member of the Dead Sea Scrolls editorial team, along with Frank Moore Cross, John Allegro, John Strugnell, Dominique Barthélemy, Jean Starcky, Claus-Hunno Hunziger, Josef T. Milik, and Roland de Vaux who was the project director.[4] He was ordained as a priest in the Catholic Church.[5]

Works[change | change source]

  • Patrick W Skehan (1938). The literary relationship between the Book of Wisdom and the Protocanonical Wisdom Books of the Old Testament. Catholic University of America, School of Sacred Theology, studies in sacred theology. Vol. 54. Washington, Catholic University of America Press. OCLC 371202. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Patrick W. Skehan (1971). Studies in Israelite poetry and wisdom. Catholic biblical quarterly: Monograph ser. Vol. 1. Washington, DC: Catholic Bibl. Assoc. of America. OCLC 254205957. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Patrick W Skehan (1971). Studies in Israelite poetry and wisdom. Catholic Biblical quarterly: Monograph series. Washington: Catholic Biblical Association of America. ISBN 9780915170005. OCLC 154986.
  • Patrick W Skehan; Roland E Murphy (1974). Patrick W. Skehan festschrift. Catholic Biblical quarterly. Vol. 36. Washington, D.C.: Catholic Biblical Association of America. OCLC 12984798. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Patrick W Skehan; Alexander A Di Lella (1987). The Wisdom of Ben Sira: a new translation with notes by Patrick W Skehan. Bible. Vol. 39. New York: Doubleday. ISBN 9780385510042. OCLC 13525398. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Patrick W Skehan; Alexander A Di Lella (1987). Anchor Bible. A new translation with notes. Bible. Vol. 39. New York: Doubleday. ISBN 9780385135177. OCLC 643612966. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Patrick W Skehan; Eugene Ulrich; Judith E Sanderson; P J Parsons (1992). Qumran cave 4. IV: Palaeo-Hebrew and Greek biblical manuscripts. Discoveries in the Judaean desert. Vol. 9. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 9780198263289. OCLC 27900865. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Patrick W Skehan; Eugene Ulrich; Judith E Sanderson; P J Parsons (1992). Qumran cave 4. Discoveries in the Judaean desert. Vol. 9. Clarendon. ISBN 9780198263289. OCLC 28747304. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Patrick W Skehan; John Marco Allegro; Elisha Qimron (1996). Qumran cave 4. 13 The Damascus document (4Q266-273). Discoveries in the Judaean desert. Vol. 18. Oxford Clarendon Press. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Patrick W Skehan. Studies in israelite poetry and wisdom. The catholic biblical quarterly. Monograph series, 1. OCLC 489867231.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Skehan, Patrick W." Encyclopedia.com.
  2. "Descriptions of Manuscript Collections, L-Z". University Libraries. The Catholic University of America.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Patrick W. Skehan". Digital Exhibits: American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives. The Catholic University of America.
  4. "An inventory of the Patrick W. Skehan Papers at The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives". University Libraries. The Catholic University of America.
  5. "Skehan, Patrick W." Oxford Reference. University of Oxford.

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • "Patrick William Skehan: A Tribute". The Catholic Bibical Quarterly. 42: 435–437. 1980.
  • "Studies in Israelite Poetry and Wisdom". The Catholic Bibical Quarterly MS 1. Wash., D.C.: 254–260 1971.
  • The Catholic Bibical Quarterly. 43: 96–98. 1981. Missing or empty |title= (help)