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Christopher Lortie


Christopher Lortie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

Fall 2018

  • 154.10 Biblical Interpretation I: Study Methods
  • 125.21 The Former Prophets
  • 124.31 Biblical Poetry I: Psalms
  • 112.21 Biblical Theology I: Old Testament Studies

Winter 2019

  • 121.12 Introduction to the Bible and Christian Theology II 
  • 112.32 Biblical Theology II: New Testament Studies
  • 145.31 Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (DE)

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


McMaster Divinity College (ON)

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


Tyndale University College (ON)

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



  • Providence University College, Faculty (since 2017)


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


Peer-Reviewed Publication

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(Forthcoming)

Academic Presentations

  • 2018 - “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 (University of Regina, Regina SK).

  • 2008 - “These are the Days of the Prophets.” Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, General Programme (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC).