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Lecturer in Biblical Studies
BSc (Mount Saint Vincent University)
MDiv (Acadia University)
MA (Theology) (Acadia University)
PhD (McMaster University)
Dr. Matthew Walsh is a graduate of Acadia University, having received his Master of Arts (Theology) in 2006 and his Master of Divinity in 2005. He also holds a degree from Mount Saint Vincent University (2001, Bachelor of Science). Matt completed the Ph.D. program at McMaster University, successfully defending his dissertation on Angels Associated with Israel in the Dead Sea Scrolls in June 2016. At both Acadia and McMaster, Matt has received numerous scholarships, awards, and prizes for his work, including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship.
Since his graduation from Acadia in 2006, Matt has served three different local congregations in Canada. He was the Pastor of Stewiacke Baptist Church, Nova Scotia (2007-2010); he provided Pulpit Supply for Stone Ridge Chapel in Hamilton, Ontario (2011-2014); and, he is currently the Pastor of West End Baptist Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia (2014-2016).
His academic employment includes sessional lecturer at Acadia Divinity College between 2008 and 2011, as well as tutorial instructor / teaching assistant at McMaster University between 2010 and 2014. Matt began his service at the College in July 2016.
Dr. Walsh is married to Christine, and they have four children Elijah, Joseph, Sarah, and Oliver.