Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. (RIP) (Skinner)

Daniel J HarringtonI have just learned of the passing of Dan Harrington, longtime professor of New Testament at Weston Jesuit School of Theology (now Boston College School of Theology and Ministry). A prolific author, Harrington was the editor of New Testament Abstracts since 1972 along with numerous other volumes, including the well-known Sacra Pagina commentary series. For more about Harrington’s passing along with reflections on his life, career, and service to the church, see this article from America.

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4 thoughts on “Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. (RIP) (Skinner)

  1. Even more than an erudite scholar of New Testament and Second Temple Judaism, Fr. Harrington was a man of G-d who pastorally cared about all those around him. He was a lamed-vavnik in this generation. I will miss him.

    • Thank you for your kind words regarding my uncle, Dan Harrington. With you referring to him as a lamed-vavnik and Fr Martin calling him a Saint, I am so overwhelmed with pride to know how others, particularly his peers, saw him.

      John Harrington

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