Fossum, Jarl 1946-

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Fossum, Jarl 1946-
(Jarl E. Fossum)


PERSONAL:

Born June 12, 1946, in Oslo, Norway; son of Alf (an actor and journalist) and Ruth (an accountant) Fossum; married Ellen Johns, January 9, 1973 (deceased); married Lina Skoklefald (a

psychiatric nurse); children: Maria Fossum Johns. Ethnicity: "White European." Education: University of Bergen, M.A., 1973; University of Utrecht, Th.D., 1982.

ADDRESSES:

Home and office—Aas Alvastningshjem, 1430 Aas, Norway. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Writer. University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, assistant lecturer, 1969-74; University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, researcher, 1975-88; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, professor, 1988- 98; freelance writer, 1998—. C.G. Jung Institute, Zurich, Switzerland, visiting professor, 1990-93; Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Lady Davies Visiting Professor of Religion, 1996.

MEMBER:

Society of New Testament Studies, Société d'Etudes Samaritaines.

WRITINGS:


The Name of God and the Angel of the Lord, Mohr (Siebeck, Germany), 1985.

(Editor, with Mustasir Mir) Literary Heritage of Classical Islam: Arabic and Islamic Studies in Honor of James A. Bellamy, Darwin Press (Princeton, NJ), 1993.

The Image of the Invisible God, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (Göttingen, Germany), 1995.

(With Phillip B. Munoa) Jesus and the Gospels, Wadsworth (Belmont, CA), 2004.