J.K.S. Reid (1910-2002) was a noted twentieth-century Scottish theologian. He studied in Edinburgh, Heidelberg and Marburg, and spent time as a military chaplain during the World War Two. He was appointed Professor of Theology at the University of Leeds in 1952, and Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen in 1961. Alongside several monographs and significant ecumenical work, one of his chief accomplishments was co-founding with T.F. Torrance the Scottish Journal of Theology.