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Odil Hannes Steck

Odil Hannes Steck (1935-2001) was born in Munich on December 26, 1935. After studying theology at Neuendettelsau, Wuppertal, and Heidelberg, he received his PhD in New Testament Studies in 1965. He taught at the Universities of Hamburg, Mainz, and Zurich, remaining in Zurich until his death on March 30, 2001. He authored numerous books and articles, including his dissertation, Israel und das gewaltsame Geschick der Propheten.