BST convenes three postgraduate research seminars each year. Each seminar features papers by visiting international and the BST faculty, and postgraduate students from the Australian College of Theology network. The seminar is open to the public.

2020’s public research seminars will be held on the following dates:

    • Monday, 6 April 2020 (Held Online)


      Dr Benjamin Myers, Christian Heritage College | ‘“Apt and cheerful conversation”: the dialogue between God and Adam in Paradise Lost’
      Dr David Reimer, University of St Andrews / Faith Mission Bible College | People forgiving people in Psalm 41 — a test case’
      Dr Wally Wang, Brisbane School of Theology | ‘A longitudinal study of Karl Barth’s thought on the churchstate relation’
      Mr Kiateck Tan, Brisbane School of Theology | ‘The role of Jesus Christ in the Rule of Saint Benedict’

      You can read the abstracts and titles for the 6 April seminar here.


    • Monday, 27 July 2020 @11:00am (Coffee from 10:30am)

      Dr Simon Kennedy, Christian Heritage College | Theology 
      in the service of political philosophy: John Locke’s revolutionary interpretation of fifth commandment
      Dr Darrell Bock, Dallas Theological College | ‘The state of research on the historical Jesus’
      Ms Gelly McAuliffe-Bunker, PhD candidate Brisbane School of Theology | ‘Quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger’
      Rev Dr Sam Goh, Brisbane School of Theology | The hebel world, its ambiguities and contradictions’

      You can read the abstracts and titles for the 27 July seminar here.


    • Thursday, 17 September 2020 @3pm-5pm (Coffee from 2:30pm)
      Zoom Link: 
      Zoom Meeting ID: 992 4274 3834

      Mr Jason Bryan-Brown, PhD candidate Australian Catholic University ‘Reading the Catholic Epistles as a Literary Collection: A Proposal’
      Mr Chin Wee Ang, Trinity Theological College Perth The Relationship of the Divine Decrees and The Covenants in Divine Counsel in Herman Bavinck’
      Prof Oliver Crisp, University of St Andrews ‘On Divine Ideas’
      Rev Dr Richard Gibson, Brisbane School of Theology, ‘Vessels sanctified to the master (2 Tim 2:19-21)’

      You can read the abstracts and titles for the 17 September seminar here.

If you would like to present a paper at the Research Seminar, please send an expression of interest by filling in the form below and we will be in touch to discuss with you in detail.

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