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Christopher Lortie

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Christopher Lortie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

Winter 2020

  • 112.21 Biblical Theology I: Old Testament Studies
  • 134.22 Romans
  • 136.32 Special Topic: The Old Testament in the New Testament

Fall 2020

  • 111.11 Introduction to Christian Theology
  • 125.21 The Former Prophets
  • 123.31 Old Testament Prophets: Minor Prophets
  • 133.31 New Testament Literature I: Pauline

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (DE)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Old Testament

2015

McMaster Divinity College (ON)

Master's Degree (M.A.), Biblical Studies

2008

Tyndale University College (ON)

Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) (Hons.), Religious Studies

2004

Present

  • Providence University College, Faculty (since 2017)

Past

  • Horizon College & Seminary (Saskatoon, SK), Adjunct Professor (2014-2017)
  • Emmanuel Baptist Church (Saskatoon, SK), Pastor of The Connection (2013-2017)

Professional Associations

  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Canadian Society of Biblical Studies
  • International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies

Awards

  • International Graduate Academy Doctoral Scholarship (LGFG), Freiburg, Germany, 2010-2013.
  • Dr. John McNicol Memorial Award in Biblical Studies, Tyndale University College, 2004.

Monograph

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Dictionary Articles

  • “Frame to Happy, see Blessed” in Expository Dictionary of Old Testament and New Testament Words. Edited by Tremper Longman III and Mark Strauss. Grand Rapids: Baker Books (Submitted).

Book Reviews

  • "Gospel Jesuses and Other Nonhumans" by Stephen D. Moore in Catholic Biblical Quarterly (2020). 
  • "Studien zum Alten Testament im Neuen Testament" by Thomas Hieke in Review of Biblical Literature (2019)

Academic Presentations

  • “The use of LXX Joel 2:28–32 (HB 3:1–5) in Peter’s Acts Sermon (Acts 2:14–41).” Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, General Programme 2018 (University of Regina, Regina, SK).
  • “Choosing the Correct Tools: Interpreting and Communicating the Text of the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible.” Milestones Conference 2011 (International Graduate Academy: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg).
  • “Writing Clearly and Pursuing Traditions: Translation, Tradition, and Interpretation of Habakkuk 1–2. Milestones Conference 2010 (International Graduate Academy: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany).
  • “Boundaries in the Book of Ezra.” Milestones Conference 2009 (International Graduate Academy: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany).
  •  “These are the Days of the Prophets.” Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, General Programme 2008 (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC).
  • “Divine, Imperial, and Communal Authorization: The Function of the Law in Ezra 7-10.” Theological Research Seminar 2007 (McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, ON).

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