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Dr. Daniel Timmer

Professor of Biblical Studies / Director of PhD Program
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Daniel Timmer (PhD, Trinity International University) 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 he is before all things, and by him all things consist.”

Colossians 1:17


  1. Additional studies (Middle Egyptian) — Association des Études du Proche-Orient Ancien, Université de Montréal/Université de Québec à Montréal (2008–2009)
  2. Ph.D. — Old Testament, Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois (13 May 2006) Dissertation: “Creation, Tabernacle, and Sabbath: The Function of the Sabbath Frame in Exodus 31:12–17; 35:1–3.” Dissertation committee: R. E. Averbeck; W. VanGemeren
  3. Th.M. — Old Testament, Trinity International University (2002)
  4. M.A. — Biblical Studies, Puritan Reformed/Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (2001) Thesis: “Discursive Interaction and the Prophetic Role of the Servant of Yahweh.” Supervisor: G. M. Bilkes
  5. B.S. — Mechanical Engineering, Western Michigan University (1996)