Brown, Raymond (Edward)(1928– ) Catholic theologian; born in New York City. A Sulpician priest with doctorates from St. Mary's Seminary (Baltimore, Md.) and Johns Hopkins University, he taught at St. Mary's (through 1971) and then at Union Theological Seminary (New York City), becoming an outstanding biblical scholar. He was president of the Catholic Biblical Association (1971–72) and served on the Vatican Secretariat for Christian Unity (1968–73).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.