Dr. William H. Brackney

Dr. William H. Brackney

Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Biography

Dr. William H. Brackney is currently the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Canadian Bible Society. He is a former member of the Faculty of Theology of Acadia University, having taught in the fields of theology, ethics and history of Christian Thought as a Distinguished Professor in Acadia Divinity College. He is a widely published author, notably in historical Christianity, religion and human rights, and ecumenical and interfaith conversations. He has served as Dean of Theology and Professor at McMaster University, and served on faculties at Toronto School of Theology and institutions outside Canada. Devoted to the Bible cause, previously Dr. Brackney served as a CBS governor from South Central Ontario and he has engaged in volunteer work across Canada and Bermuda for the Bible Society as well as InterVarsity Canada, the Canadian Council of Churches, the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, and Scripture Union. He is an ordained Baptist minister and currently serves part-time at Newport Baptist Church(NS) in addition to his academic responsibilities. Dr. Brackney and his wife, Kathryn, reside in the Gaspereau Valley in Nova Scotia.