Duhaime, Jean

Jean Duhaime, French Language Editor of this web site, is Honorary Professor of Biblical Interpretation in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Montreal, where he has taught from 1976 to 2013; he has been Dean of the Faculty from 2005 to 2009. His areas of interest include the Prophets, the Psalms, and Wisdom literature, as well as the contribution of the social sciences to the study of the Bible. He specializes in study of the Qumran documents (Dead Sea Scrolls) and is the author of numerous essays on the subject, including chapters in The Dead Sea Scrolls: Fifty Years after Their Discovery, 1947-1997 (Jerusalem, 2000) and Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls (ed. by Lawrence H. Schiffman and J.C. VanderKam, New York, 2000), as well as a book The War Texts: 1QM and Related Manuscripts (London and New York 2004). Prof. Duhaime has been active in interfaith dialogue for many years and is a Past President of the Christian-Jewish Dialogue in Montreal (CJDM). He is a member of the Communauté chrétienne St.-Albert-le-Grand (St. Albert the Great Christian Community) in Montreal.