Josep Montserrat Torrents (1932-), scholar
Josep Montserrat Torrents (also José Montserrat Torrents, 1932-) is a Spanish scholar. Born in Barcelona in 1932. He successively studied Patrology at the University of Münster, theology at the Gregorian University in Rome, and religous sciences at the University of Paris. He also joined the Catholic church between 1958 and 1968. Since 1972 he has taught history of philosophy at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. He has extensively written on Church history, early Christianity, nascent Gnosticism, and Gnostic literature, and translated several works by Philo into Catalan.
- Filó d'Alexandria: La Creació del Món i altres escrits (1983 Montserrat Torrents), book
- La sinagoga cristiana (1989 Montserrat Torrents), book
- Jesús, el galileo armado: Historia laica de Jesús (2007 Montserrat Torrents), book
- El silencio de Tácito (2010 Montserrat Torrents), novel