Read the profiles of ALC's Education Staff who are well-qualified to teach, inspiring our students to think critically about life and faith in the light of biblical and church teaching
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Lecturer in Systematics and Pastoral Theology, Coordinator of History and Systematics Studies, Overseas Student Support
Richard commenced work at ALC in semester 1 2016, having accepted the call of the Church to serve as lecturer in Systematic Theology.
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Dean; Senior Lecturer in Theology, Vice-Principal, Academic Dean, Course Advisor
In 2007 Stephen commenced at ALC as Lecturer in New Testament and Pastoral Studies. He was appointed Dean in 2008 and Dean / Vice-Principal in 2010.
Research areas: New Testament Backgrounds, Historical Jesus, Synoptic Gospels and Acts, Human Sexuality, Ecology, Theological Education, Integrative Learning
BTh GradDipMin PhD GCTE
Lecturer in Old Testament, Dean of Chapel
Adam teaches in the area of Old Testament studies including Hebrew, and serves as ALC’s Dean of Chapel. He is known internationally for his work on covenant theology in the Psalms and is currently working on a commentary on Psalms 101–150.
Research areas: Old Testament, Biblical Theology
BA MDiv PhD
Senior Lecturer in New Testament, Coordinator of Biblical Studies
Stephen is Senior Lecturer in New Testament at ALC and teaches across the New Testament field and koine Greek. His research and scholarly writings focus on the formation of the gospel tradition (especially narrativity and memory in the gospels), ancient Judaism (especially the Dead Sea Scrolls), and Pauline theology. He also has interests in hermeneutics, biblical theology, and the doctrine of Scripture.
Research areas: New Testament, Biblical Theology
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Lecturer in Educational Theology
Kerrin teaches in the area of educational theology, with a particular interest in teaching and leading Christian Studies.
BA BA(Hons) PhD
Associate Dean for Research, LTJ Editor
Wendy commenced work at ALC in January 2017. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and known internationally for her research on early Christian preaching and the life and works of the eastern church father and preacher John Chrysostom. Her research currently embraces two additional strands: the reception of Greek medicine in Christian thought in Late Antiquity; and the root causes of religious conflict and radicalisation in both past and present.
Research areas: Early Christianity, Late Antiquity, Homiletics, Liturgy, Sociology/Psychology of Religion, Church History
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Dr Meg Noack joined ALC as a sessional lecturer in 2020, bringing a wealth of experience from her working career, where she held a number of Education positions, including senior teacher, deputy principal, education advisor, director of learning and teaching, and university lecturer.
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Postdoctoral Research Associate; Research Supervisor; Tutor
Anna joined ALC in March 2020 as Postdoctoral Research Associate, providing research assistance and furthering ALC’s research program. She is also the Lutheran Theological Journal Editorial Assistant and provides occasional tutorial assistance.
Research areas: New Testament, Early Christianity, Biblical Theology, Educational Theology
BA BTh STM PhD
Lecturer in Pastoral Theology, Coordinator of Pastoral and Ministry Studies, Vicarage Coordinator
Andrew teaches mainly in the areas of pastoral theology, missiology and catechesis.
BTh MMin PhD
Lecturer in Pastoral Theology (specialising in counselling studies), Director of Formation
Stephen commenced as a lecturer at ALC in July 2008. During this time he has completed a Master of Ministry (Adelaide College of Divinity, 2012) and a PhD at Flinders University.
Research areas: Reformation History, Luther studies, Pastoral Theology, the interface of theology and psychology
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Lecturer in Educational Theology, Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching, Coordinator of Education Studies
Merryn is the Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching. She teaches units in the programs for pre-service and in-service teachers and is the ALC advisor for Discover.
Research areas: Education, Educational Theology (Minor Thesis only)