Francis Humphrey (1948–2019)
Francis Humphrey held a B.A. (Bishop’s University), a Dip.Ed. (McGill University), a M.Div. (Canadian Theological Seminary), a Th.M. (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) and a Ph.D. (McGill University). He was a lecturer in Old Testament Studies in the Faculté de Théologie Évangélique de Montréal, Acadia University. From 1978 to 2012, he was also Pastor of The Peoples Church of Montreal, an evangelical, multi-ethnic congregation in downtown Montreal facing the McGill campus. His thesis Sensory language and the divine-human relationship in the TENAK (McGill,1995) involves a combination of phenomenological and medical analysis of the human exteroceptive sensorium and its implications for the study of the Hebrew Scriptures.