François Bovon

François Bovon
Frothingham Professor of the History of Religion Emeritus

Education

  • Baccalauréat ès lettres, Licence en théologie, Université de Lausanne
  • ThD, Universität Basel
  • Dr. honoris causa, University of Uppsala

Profile

François Bovon passed away on November 1, 2013, in Aubonne, Switzerland. Bovon was Frothingham Professor of the History of Religion Emeritus at HDS, where he was associated for two decades. He joined the faculty in 1993, teaching New Testament and early Christian literature, and he was chair of the New Testament Department from 1993 to 1998 and again from 2001 to 2002. Prior to his arrival at HDS, Bovon served at the University of Geneva's divinity school, both as a professor for 26 years and as a dean from 1976 to 1979. Read the HDS obituary for more on his life and legacy.