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Roger Nicole

Roger Nicole was born December 10, 1915, in Charlottenburg, Germany, the son of a pastor. Nicole lived in Switzerland most of his childhood. He held degrees from Gymnase Classique in Lausanne, Switzerland; the Sorbonne in Paris; the Bible Institute of Nogent Marne in France; Gordon Divinity School in Boston (now Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary); Harvard University; and Wheaton College. In 1986, after 41 years as a professor of theology at Gordon-Conwell, Nicole and his wife Annette retired to Orlando, Fla., where he served as an emeritus professor of theology at Reformed Theological Seminary. He was a founding member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy and Christians for Biblical Equality. He served as an assistant translator for the New International Version of the Bible and an associate editor for the New Geneva Study Bible (now the Reformation Study Bible). As a theologian, he was a leading voice on the doctrines of inerrancy and Christ’s atonement. Roger Nicole died December 11, 2010 at the age of 95.