I was sorry to read yesterday of the death of E. Earle Ellis on 3 March. I did not know Prof. Ellis and only met him once, at a meeting of the textual criticism section of the SBL, back in 1999 in Boston. I know that many have the greatest respect for him. The Baptist Press reflects on his life here:
Seminary Professor E. Earle Ellis dies at 83
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary had a tribute yesterday, Renowned New Testament scholar, professor E. Earle Ellis dies at 83. Several bloggers have weighed in with their reflections on Prof. Ellis's life including NT Resources Blog, Euangelion, Evangelical Textual Criticism, New Testament Perspectives, Christ, My Righteousness and Zwinglius Redivivus.