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Pierre Grelot

Pierre Grelot (Paris, 6 February 1917 - Orleans, 22 June 2009) was a French Roman Catholic priest, biblical scholar and theologian.
He had a perfect knowledge ofaramaic and was a specialist inPaul's letters.

Contents
Biography
Works
References
External links

Biography
Grelot studied at St. Louis School, in Montargis. He decided to follow religious life and he was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in
1941. He became a teacher at the Seminary of Orleans and afterwards at the Institut Catholique de Paris, from 1961 to 1983. He
became an honorary teacher of the Institute in 1985.

He presented his thesis in Theology, Èxègese Littérale, Éxègese Spirituelle, in 1949. He had an important role in the renewal of the
Biblical studies in France with his books, Introduction aux Livres Saints (1954) and Pages Bibliques (1954), which were reissued
several times and had translations in several different languages.

Grelot was a counsellor of the Bishops' Conference of France and a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, from 1972 to
1983.

He participated in the TV seriesCorpus Christi (1997), exhibited at theArte channel, about the Gospels.

He was quoted by Pope Benedict XVI in his book Jesus of Nazareth (2007).[1]

He had controversies with other biblical scholars who opposed a late dating of the New Testament writtings; he wrote his book
[2]
L'origine des Évangiles(1985) in opposition to the view held by Jean Carmignac.

Works
Dialogues avec un musulman, Cerf, Paris, 2004.
Une lecture de l'épître aux Hébreux, Éditions du Cerf, 2003.
Le langage symbolique dans la Bible, Éditions du Cerf, 2001.
L'Épître de saint Paul aux Romains. Une lecture pour aujourd'hui , Éditions Saint-Paul, 2001.
Corps et sang du Christ en gloire, Éditions du Cerf, 1999.
Jésus de Nazareth, Christ et Seigneur, Éditions du Cerf, vol. I 1997, vol. II 1998.
La Science face à la foi, Lettre ouverte à Monsieur Claude Allègre, ministre de l'Éducation nationale , Éditions du
Cerf, 1998.
Le mystère du Christ dans les psaumes, Éditions Desclée de Brouwer, 1998.
La Tradition apostolique ; Règle de foi et de vie pour l'Église, Cerf, Paris, 1995.
Réponse à Eugen Drewermann, Cerf, Paris, 1994.
Combats pour la Bible en Église ; Une brassée de souvenirs , Cerf, Paris, 1994.
Le Livre de Daniel (CEv 79), Paris, 1992.
Un Jésus de comédie, augmenté de Un Paul de farce ; Lecture critique de trois livres récents , Cerf, Paris, 1991.
L'origine des Évangiles. Controverse avec J. Carmignac , Cerf, Paris, 1986.
Qu'est-ce la tradition?, Vie chrétienne, Paris, 1985
Évangiles et tradition apostolique. Réflexions sur un certain «Christ hébreu» , Coll. «Apologique», Éditions du Cerf,
1984.
La Bible, guide de lecture, Éditions Desclée, 1981.
Les Poèmes du Serviteur - De la lecture critique à l'herméneutique , coll. Lectio Divina no 103, Cerf, Paris, 1981.
Péché originel et rédemption à partir de l'Épître aux Romains. Essai théologique. Desclée, Paris, 1973.
Le Couple humain dans l'Écriture, Cerf, Paris, 1969.
Pages bibliques, Eugène Belin, Paris, 1954.
Introduction aux livres saints, Eugène Belin, Paris, 1954.

References
1. "Grelot, Pierre, dans Gérard Reynal (Dir.), Dictionnaire des théologiens et de la théologie chrétienne
, Paris, 1998
2. L'éxègete et théologien Pierre Grelot est mort, La Croix, 29 June 2009 (French)
(http://www.la-croix.com/Archives/20
09-06-29/L-exegete-et-theologien-Pierre-Grelot-est-mort-_NP_-2009-06-29-348523)

External links
"Grelot, Pierre", in Gérard Reynal (Dir.), Dictionnaire des théologiens et de la théologie chrétienne
, Paris, 1998

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