Trinity Western University

Peter Flint

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Peter Flint

Trinity Western University
7600 Glover Road
Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1
CANADA


Education:

Ph.D. Univ. of Notre Dame, IN, USA April, 1993
(Dissertation: The Dead Sea Psalms Scrolls and the Book of Psalms. Director: Eugene Ulrich)

M.A. University of Notre Dame IN, USA 1990
Research on Third World/African Perspectives on Biblical Studies Transkei, South Africa, 1986–1987
Old Testament Theology Courses, University of South Africa Pretoria, South Africa, 1985–1987

M.A. University of South Africa Pretoria, South Africa, 1983
(Dissertation: Terminology for 'Sin' in the Hebrew and Greek Scriptures)

B.A. (Honours) Cum Laude in Classical Hebrew, Univ. of South Africa Pretoria, South Africa, 1979

B.A. University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1972

Professional Teacher's Training: Teachers' Higher Diploma, Johannesburg College of Education Johannesburg, South Africa, 1973


Teaching Competence:

Dead Sea Scrolls, Hebrew Bible, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Second Temple Judaism, New Testament,Early Church, Biblical Interpretation, Third World/African Perspectives on Biblical Studies Especially: Dead Sea Scrolls, Canon and Text of the OT, the Psalms, Isaiah, Daniel, Biblical Hebrew, Qumranic Hebrew, Septuagint, Interpretation of Scripture in 2nd Temple Judaism (Qumran, the Targums, Rabbinics, Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, Philo, Josephus, New Testament)


Professional Experience

Canada Research Council (CRC) Chair in Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature [Tier 1] Trinity Western University, Langley, BC., Canada (2004–Present)

Professor of Religious Studies Trinity Western University, Langley, BC., Canada (2000–Present)

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Trinity Western University, Langley, BC., Canada (1995–1999)

Director of the Dead Sea Scrolls Institute Trinity Western University, Langley, BC., Canada (1995–Present)

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Southwestern College, Phoenix, AZ., USA (1993–1995)

Teaching Assistant in Biblical Studies University of Notre Dame, IN., USA (1988–1993)

Assistant Professor of Bible and Biblical Languages University of Transkei,South Africa (1984–1987), (Tenured in 1986)

Lecturer in Rel. Education and Biblical Studies Cicira Teachers’ College, Umtata, South Africa (1982–1984)

Visiting Professor DeColigny Theological College, Umtata, South Africa (1984–1986)

High School Teacher in Religious Education and English Prudens High School, Soweto, South Africa (1982)

High School Teacher in Religious Education, Biblical Studies and English Northview and Sandringham High Schools, Johannesburg, South Africa (1973–1981)


Academic Honours:

2004: Canada Research Chair in Dead Sea Scrolls Studies (Tier 1)
2005: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Ottawa, ON., Canada, SSHRC Major Grant for the Edition of the Cave One Isaiah Scrolls
1998: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Ottawa, ON., Canada
1998-1999: PEW Fellowship, PEW Charitable Trust, Notre Dame, IN., USA
1996: SSHRC Internal Grant for the Cave One Isaiah Scrolls, Trinity Western University, Langley, BC., Canada
1996: SSHRC Award (ASU), Trinity Western University, Langley, BC., Canada
1993: Profiled in Who’s Who in Biblical Studies and Archaeology,(Biblical Archaeology Society, 1993) pg. 86 Washington DC., USA
1992: Dissertation Fellowship, University of Notre Dame Graduate School, Notre Dame, IN., USA
1991: Fellowship Applicant Award, University of Notre Dame Graduate School, Notre Dame, IN., USA
1991: Grant for Summer Research in Jerusalem on the Qumran Psalms Scrolls, American Schools for Oriental Research (ASOR), Jerusalem, Israel
1991: Travel Grant for Research in Jerusalem on the Qumran Psalms Scrolls, American Schools for Oriental Research (ASOR), Jerusalem, Israel
1987: Full Tuition Fellowship, University of Notre Dame Graduate School, Notre Dame, IN , USA
1987-1988: First Year Doctoral Fellowship, University of Notre Dame Graduate School, Notre Dame, IN., USA
1987: Honours Exhibition Award (for Academic Excellence), University of South Africa Pretoria
1978-1979: Two Awards for "Sustained High Achievement in Teaching", Transvaal Education Department, South Africa Johannesburg


For a Complete list of Publications and Presentations


Editorial Boards and Committee Assignments

Associate Editor of the monograph series Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah (Leiden, Netherlands: Brill): 2000– Present.

Area Editor of The Writings in Ronald Hendel (ed.), The Oxford Hebrew Bible (New York, NY., USA: Oxford University Press): 2000–Present.

Editorial Board of the monograph series Pericope (Amsterdam, Netherlands: van Gorcum): 2001–Present.

Editorial Board of the new series Commentaries on the New English Translation of the Septuagint (New York, NY., USA: Oxford University Press): 2001–Present.

Editorial Board of the journal Bulletin for Biblical Research (USA): 2000–2002.

Treasurer, International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS): 1996–2000.


Consulting and Assessing

Academic Consultant and Advisor: Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit, Union Station, Kansas City, MO. (February 2 to May 5, 2007).

Training and Empowerment session for Museum Staff and Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit Organizers: Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit, Union Station, Kansas City, MO. (January 7, 2007).

Academic Consultant and Advisor: Discovering the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit, Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA. (September 20, 2006 to January 7, 2007).

Training and Empowerment session for Museum Staff and Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit Organizers: Discovering the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit, Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA. (May 9, 2006).

Academic Consultant and Advisor: Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit, Discovery Place, Charlotte, NC. (February 16 to May 29, 2006).

Academic Consultant and Advisor: Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit, The Exploreum Science Center, Mobile, AL. (January 20 to April 24, 2006).

Academic Advisor: Ancient Treasures and the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit, The Museum of Civilization, Ottawa, ON. (December 5, 2003 to April 12, 2004).

Evaluator for a Major Research Grant Proposal submitted to the Israel Science Foundation (March, 2002).

Evaluator for a Major Research Grant Proposal submitted to the National Endowment for the Humanities, USA (October, 1996).

Research Consultant for Michael V. Fox, The Redaction of the Books of Esther. On Reading Composite Texts (Society of Biblical Literature Monograph Series 40; Atlanta, GA. Scholars Press, 1991).


Field Research

Research trips to work on the Cave One Isaiah Scrolls at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel. (January, 2005 and July, 2008). (Two trips).

Research trips to work on the Cave Four Scrolls at the Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem, Israel. (1989–2003). (Six trips).


Languages

Ancient:

  • Biblical+Rabbinic Hebrew
  • Classical+Hellenistic Greek
  • Latin
  • Aramaic
  • Syriac
  • Ugaritic

Modern:

  • German
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Afrikaans
  • Slianish

Professional Memberships

Canadian Society of Biblical Studies (CSBS) 2006–Present

Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) 1988–Present

Catholic Biblical Association (CBA) 1988–Present

International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS) 1986–Present

Old Testament Society of South Africa (OTSSA) 1983–Present

Institute for Biblical Research (IBR) 1998–2000

South African Missiological Society (SAMS) 1984–1992

Christian Education Movement, Johannesburg (CEM) 1975–1997

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