Fossum, Jarl 1946-

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Fossum, Jarl 1946-
(Jarl E. Fossum)


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.


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


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.


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


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.