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Dr. Brian Irwin

Associate Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures

Areas of graduate student supervision

  • Literary and Canonical approaches to Interpretation
  • Israelite Religion
  • Amos
  • Historical Geography of Ancient Israel
  • Apocalyptic Literature, and Eschatology


Brian joined the Knox Faculty in 2004.

Brian enjoys guiding students toward a better understanding of the culture and setting of the Bible and helping them acquire the tools to exegete and apply it in a responsible and life-changing way. His areas of teaching and research are Old Testament interpretation, Hebrew, Joel and Amos, eschatology, and Israelite history and religion. Brian is frequently invited as a guest lecturer and preacher in a variety of denominational settings. He is an active member of Glenbrook Presbyterian Church, Mississauga.

He is currently working on the Joel and Amos volume in the Apollos Old Testament Commentary Series for IVP-UK.

His new book (with Tim Perry), After Dispensationalism: Reading the Bible for the End of the World (Lexham Press), is now available on Amazon and at

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