Professor of Old Testament.
B.A., Wilfrid Laurier University, 1994;
M.Div., Theological College of the Canadian Reformed Churches, 1998;
M.A., University of Toronto, 1999;
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2005.
Dr. J. Smith has ministered to the Free Reformed congregation in Albany, Western Australia. As a full-time professor, he retains his ministerial status with the Hamilton-Providence Canadian Reformed Church, Ontario.
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- Translated Hallelujahs: A Linguistic and Exegetical Commentary on Select Septuagint Psalms. CBET 56. Leuven: Peeters, 2011.
- Prayers of the Saints. The Reformed Guardian. New Series 33. Armadale: Pro Ecclesia, 2010.
- A Linguistic and Exegetical Commentary on the Hallelouia Psalms of the Septuagint. University of Toronto, 2005.
- “Social Injustice and the Existence of God: A Commentary on the Old Greek Text of Psalm 57.” In Living Waters from Ancient Springs: Essays in Honour of Cornelis Van Dam, ed. J. Van Vliet. Eugene: Pickwick Publications, 2011.
- “‘Joy to the World’: A Scriptural Foundation for Evangelism,” and “Evangelism and the Office of All Believers,” chapters 2 and 5 in A.C. Breen, et al., Evangelism. The Reformed Guardian. New Series 27. Armadale: Pro Ecclesia, 2008.
- “Out of the House of Bondage: The Old Testament Slavery Laws and Our Redemption in Christ.” Clarion 61.3 (3 February 2012) : 58-62.
- “Stolen Goods, Broken Trust: The Law and Gospel of Restitution.” Reformed Perspective 31.1 (November 2011) : 20-24.
- “The Meaning and Function of Hallelouia in the Old Greek Psalter.” XII Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies: Leiden, 2004. SBLSCS 54. Ed. M.K.H. Peters. Atlanta: SBL, (2006).
- “Jeremiah 52: Thackeray and Beyond.” Bulletin of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies 35 (2002) : 55-96.