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Arthur Walker-Jones

Arthur Walker-Jones Title: Professor
Phone: 204.786.9450
Office: 2MS06
Building: Menno Simons
Email: a.walker-jones@uwinnipeg.ca


Arthur Walker-Jones has an M.Div. and Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary and is the author of Hebrew for Biblical Interpretation and The Green Psalter: Resources for an Ecological Spirituality, as well as numerous, scholarly articles, chapters in books, and dictionary entries. He is currently writing a commentary on the Book of Psalms for the Earth Bible Commentary. His areas of academic specialization are ecological biblical criticism, the Book of Psalms, and biblical creation stories.

Dr. Walker-Jones has been involved in a variety of environmental organizations and is currently Chair of Green Faith Alliance Canada, and Chair of the Canadian Conference of Bishops/United Church of Canada Dialogue on Climate Change. He is regularly asked to speak at synagogues, churches, retreat centres, and schools on the Bible, Ecology, Psalms, Spirituality, and Ethics.

Before coming to the University of Winnipeg, Dr. Walker-Jones served for six years as overseas personnel for the United Church of Canada and was a Lecturer in Biblical Studies at Pacific Theological College in Suva, Fiji. Before that, he served for three years as a minister of the Emsdale Pastoral Charge in the Toronto Conference of the United Church of Canada.