Professor of Religion Emeritus
Claremont Graduate University, California

d. 2016

James M. Robinson is the Director Emeritus of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity and Professor of Religion Emeritus at Claremont Graduate University. He was honored as a Fulbright Scholar, American Council of Learned Societies Fellow and American Association of Theological Schools Fellow at the University of Heidelberg. The editor of The Sayings Gospel Q in Greek and English (2002), The Critical Edition of Q (2000), and author of Trajectories Through Early Christianity (1971, with Helmut Koester) and A New Quest of the Historical Jesus (1959), he is best known for his work on the Nag Hammadi Codices and as the General Editor of The Nag Hammadi Library in English (1977).

Academic Credentials

  • B.A., Davidson College
  • B.D., Columbia Theological Seminary
  • D.Theol., University of Basel
  • Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary