Timothy Edwards - New Saint Andrews College

Timothy Edwards

Dean, Fellow of Theology

D. Phil. In Oriental Studies, Oxford University, 2004
M.A. in Jewish Civilization, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2000
B.Ed. in Physical Education with Religious and Moral Education, West London Institute of Higher Education, 1991

Dr. Timothy Edwards joined the faculty in 2014 as a Fellow of Theology. The former full-time lector at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Dr. Edwards teaches the College’s signature Theology Colloquium among other undergraduate courses and serve on the graduate school faculty. As the editor of the Hebrew grammar program for BibleMesh, Dr. Edwards also offers Hebrew grammar to the College’s undergrad and grad students. A seasoned rugby player and coach, he is active in College’s Jerusalem Sevens Rugby Club.

He holds a D.Phil. in Oriental Studies from Oxford University. His research there pertained to the interpretation of the Psalms in the Aramaic Targum of Psalms and its relationship to other traditions. He completed his M.A. in Jewish Civilization from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his B.Ed. from West London Institute of Higher Education (now Brunel University College).

Contact Information: (208) 882-1566 | E-mail

Timothy Edwards’ Posts

Class of 2023: The Way Up Is Down

Class of 2023: The Way Up Is Down

Dr. Ben Merkle and Dr. Tim Edwards address the freshmen during Prologus (student orientation week). The encouragements and challenges they laid before the freshmen can be summed up with the divine paradox: up is down.

Introducing NSA’s New Online Periodical

Introducing NSA’s New Online Periodical

We’ve combined the academic content of Shield Wall with the news and updates found in our alumni magazine to create a new online periodical. In this inaugural issue of The Commons, you’ll find articles, poems, videos, and more (submitted by students,...

Ad Fontes, Part IV: Erasmus and the Comma Johanneum

Ad Fontes, Part IV: Erasmus and the Comma Johanneum

Ad Fontes: Erasmus and the Comma Johanneum by Dr. Timothy Edwards [Note: Click to read the first, second, and third posts on Erasmus’ translation of Scripture.] 500 years ago, almost to the day, Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam published the first ever printed Greek...

Ad Fontes, Part III: Scripture vs. Tradition

Ad Fontes, Part III: Scripture vs. Tradition

Ad Fontes: Scripture vs. Tradition by Dr. Timothy Edwards [Note: Click to read the first and second posts on Erasmus’ translation of Scripture.] We have seen how Erasmus’ new translation threatened the Church in numerous ways. When a beloved translation is...

Ad Fontes, Part II: Threat or Blessing?

Ad Fontes, Part II: Threat or Blessing?

Ad Fontes: Threat or Blessing? by Dr. Timothy Edwards [Note: To read the first post on Erasmus’ translation of Scripture, click here.] Why would Erasmus’ new Latin translation send a shock wave through Europe 500 years ago? The controversy surrounding Erasmus’...

Why the Sword & Shovel? Dr. Edwards Explains.

Why the Sword & Shovel? Dr. Edwards Explains.

If you’ve followed NSA online this year, then you’ve seen videos, photos, and articles that refer to our Sword & Shovel theme. At NSA, the sword and shovel symbolize our commitment to providing an education that equips our students for the hard work of...

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