Daniel J. Harrington

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For the Medal of Honor recipient see Daniel C. Harrington

Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. (July 19, 1940 – February 7, 2014), was Professor of New Testament[1] and Chair of the Biblical Studies Department at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (formerly Weston Jesuit School of Theology).

A member of the Society of Jesus, Fr. Harrington served as editor of New Testament Abstracts from 1972 until his death. He also edited the eighteen-volume Sacra Pagina series of New Testament commentaries for Liturgical Press and wrote "The Word" column for America magazine for three years.[2] He was a pastoral associate at St. Agnes in Arlington, Massachusetts, and at St. Peter’s in Cambridge, Massachusetts. America magazine called him "one of the world's leading New Testament scholars".[1]

Harrington died of cancer in the New England Jesuit Infirmary in Weston, Massachusetts.[1]


Harrington wrote more than 40 books, including:


  1. ^ a b c Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, R.I.P.. America. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Daniel J. Harrington, S.J.". Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. Retrieved February 29, 2012. 

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