Brian Irwin (PhD, University of St. Michael's College) holds degrees in Near Eastern Studies, Historical Geography of Ancient Israel, and Old Testament from the University of Toronto, Jerusalem University College and Wycliffe College respectively. He has taught in Toronto and New York City and is currently Associate Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures at Knox College, a seminary of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. He is a regular contributor of articles to various reference works and academic journals. He is an active member of Glenbrook Presbyterian Church in Mississauga.
- Biblical Hebrew
- Intertextuality and the Canonical approach to Interpretation
- Israelite Religion
- Deuteronomistic History
- Historical Geography of Ancient Israel
- Apocalyptic Literature, and Eschatology
- "The Curious Incident of the Boys and the Bears: 2 Kings 2 and the Prophetic Authority of Elisha." Tyndale Bulletin 67, no. 1 (2016): 23–35.
- "Orígenes y desarrollo del fundamentalismo estadounidense y sus implicaciones para la iglesia cubana." [In Spanish. English title: “The Roots and Development of American Fundamentalism and its Implications for the Cuban Church”]. Didajé 7 (2015): 16–28.
- "Amos 4:1 and the Cows of Bashan on Mount Samaria: A Reappraisal." Catholic Biblical Quarterly 74/2 (2012): 231–46.
- "Not Just Any King: Abimelek, the Northern Monarchy, and the Final Form of Judges." Journal of Biblical Literature, 131/3 (2012): 443–54.
- "Social Justice." In Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets. Eds. Mark Boda & J. Gordon McConville. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2012.
- "Habershon, Ada Ruth." In The Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters: A Historical and Biographical Guide, edited by Marion Ann Taylor and Agnes Choi, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2012.
- "The Book of Daniel and the Roots of New Testament Mission." In Christian Mission: Old Testament Foundations and New Testament Developments. McMaster New Testament Studies. Ed. Stanley Porter. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2010.
- Randall Heskett & Brian Irwin (Eds.) The Bible As A Human Witness To Divine Revelation: Hearing The Word Of God Through Historically Dissimilar Traditions. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies 469. London: T & T Clark, 2010.
|Appointment Status||College||TST Teaching Category|
|Knox College||Regular Tenure Stream |
|Course Code||Course Name||Semester|
|KNB2127HF||Hebrew Reading & Exegesis||First Semester|
|KNB1006HF||Reading the Old Testament||First Semester|
|KNB6361HS||Ancient Israel: History, Culture and Context||Second Semester|
|KNB3361HS||Ancient Israel: History, Culture and Context||Second Semester|
|KNB3232HS||Bible in Context: Amos||Second Semester|