Bernhard Maier took his PhD in the University of Bonn in 1989 and was subsequently
Reader and Professor in Celtic in the University of Aberdeen. Since 2006, he has been
Professor of Religious Studies in the University of Tübingen. His books include
William Robertson Smith: His Life, His Work and His Times (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009) and
Semitic Studies in Victorian Britain: A Portrait of William Wright and his World through
(Würzburg: Ergon, 2011).
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