William John Dumbrell was born in 1926, and died on October 1, 2016.
He was an Australian biblical scholar.
In 1951, he was converted and studied at Moore Theological College before being ordained as priest in the Anglican church in February 1957.
William Dumbrell undertook further studies at the University of Sydney (M.A., 1958), the University of London (B.D. and M.Th.) and Harvard University (ThD, 1969).
He had served on the faculty of Regent College, Macquarie University, Moore Theological College, the University of Sydney, Trinity Theological College, Singapore and Emmaus Bible College.
During 2010, a Festschrift was published in his honour, An Everlasting Covenant: Biblical and Theological Essays in Honour of William J. Dumbrell (ISBN 9780980667615), which included contributions from Bruce Waltke and Allan Harman.
William died in Sydney.
William Dumbrell passed away in 2016.