Dr. Daniel Timmer

daniel.timmer@prts.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Daniel Timmer (PhD, Trinity International University) is Professor of Biblical Studies for the PhD program at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. He is an ordained ruling elder in the Reformed Church of Quebec and also serves at the Faculté de théologie évangélique in Montreal. Prior to coming to PRTS, Dr. Timmer taught at Farel Reformed Seminary in Montreal, Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS, and the University of Sudbury in Ontario. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Institute for Biblical Research, and the Society of Biblical Literature, and has published a number of articles and several books exploring various aspects of biblical theology. Dr. Timmer’s research has been supported by grants from the Association for Theological Schools and the Priscilla and Stanford Reid Trust, and he was a guest lecturer at the University of Duisberg-Essen in 2017. He and his wife Andreea have two sons, Nathan and Felix.

“ And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. ”

2 Timothy 2:2

Publications

Select list of books authored or edited by Dr. Timmer

  • The Non-Israelite Nations in the Book of the Twelve: Thematic Coherence and the Diachronic-Synchronic Relationship in the Minor Prophets (BINS 135; Leiden: Brill, 2015).

  • A Compassionate and Gracious God”: Mission, salvation, and spirituality in Jonah (New Studies in Biblical Theology 26; Leicester: Apollos, 2011).

  • Creation, Tabernacle, and Sabbath: The Sabbath Frame of Exodus 31:12-17; 35:1-3 in Exegetical and Theological Perspective (FRLANT 227; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009).

Articles

Select list of articles by Dr. Timmer

  • “Job, Suffering, and the Gospel,” Puritan Reformed Journal 9/2 (2017) 520.

  • “Amos 9 and Jesus Christ’s Kingship,” Puritan Reformed Journal 9/1 (2017) 1526.

  • “Political Models and the End of the World in Zephaniah,” Biblical Interpretation 24 (2016) 310–31.

  • “Joshua,” in A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old Testament: The Gospel Promised (ed. M. V. Van Pelt; Wheaton: Crossway, 2016), 159–76.

  • “The Twelve,” in A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old Testament: The Gospel Promised (ed. M. V. Van Pelt; Wheaton: Crossway, 2016), 321–40.

  • “Empire Here or Hereafter? A postcolonial reading of the Wisdom of Solomon,” Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 44 (2015) 77–90.

  • “The Non-Israelite Nations in Zephaniah: Conceptual Coherence and the Relationship of the Parts to the Whole,” in The New Form Criticism and the Book of the Twelve (ed. M. Boda, M. Floyd, and C. Toffelmire; SBLANEM 10; Atlanta: SBL, 2015), 245–63.

  • “Sabbath: Critical Issues,” The Lexham Bible Dictionary (ed. J. D. Barry and L. Wentz; Bellingham: Lexham, 2015).

  • “Nineveh: Critical Issues,” The Lexham Bible Dictionary (ed. J. D. Barry and L. Wentz; Bellingham: Lexham, 2015).

  • “Nahum’s Representation of and Response to Neo-Assyria: Imperialism as a Multifaceted Point of Contact in Nahum,” Bulletin for Biblical Research 24.3 (2014) 349–62.

  • “The Use and Abuse of Power in Amos: Identity and Ideology,” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 39.1 (2014) 101–118.

  • “Introducing Interpretation of Historiographic Texts,” Teaching Theology & Religion 17/2 (2014) 140.

  • “Is Monotheism Particularly Prone to Violence? An Historical Critique,” Journal of Religion & Society 15 (2013) (online) 1–15.

  • “Jonah’s Theology of the Nations: The Interface of Religious and Ethnic Identity,” Revue biblique 120 (2013) 13–23.

  • “Boundaries without Judah, Boundaries within Judah: Hybridity and Identity in Nahum,” Horizons in Biblical Theology 34 (2012) 173–89.

  • “Nahum, Prophet of the God Who Avenges Injustice,” in The Lion Has Roared: Theological Themes in the Prophetic Literature of the Old Testament (ed. H. G. L. Peels and S. D. Snyman; Eugene: Pickwick, 2012), 79–86.

  • “Bible en accompagnement,” Dictionnaire de Théologie Pratique (ed. C. Paya; Collection Ouvrages de Référence; Charols: Éditions Excelsis, 2011), 148–54.

Courses

Courses taught by Dr. Daniel Timmer

  • BS900 – Research Methodology

  • BS922 – Issues in the Historical Books

  • BS924 – Issues in the Minor Prophets