In holding our annual “Tyndale” Chapel in recognition of our namesake, William Tyndale, the translator of the first English New Testament, Dr. James Robertson examines the life of William Tyndale, his work to translate the Bible into English, and the legacy he left behind. William Tyndale ‘s legacy brought God closer to his people.
James Tyler Robertson (Ph.D., McMaster Divinity College) is the Creative Producer of Online Learning & Adjunct Professor of Christian History at Tyndale Seminary. His areas of research are religion in war and cultural studies as they pertain to faith. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on the role of religion in Canadian culture. Most recently, he published a chapter on "Canadian Congregationalists during the South African War (1899-1902)". He has a forthcoming book titled A Good Fight: The Religious War of 1812. Dr. Robertson has also published articles on the Crusades, missionary efforts in North America, pop culture’s impact on religion, and the histories of war and peace teachings in Christianity. He is a frequent speaker at both academic and popular conferences regarding the impact of religion on culture and vice versa.