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Announcing the appointment of Dr John Frederick, Lecturer in New Testament

September 15, 2017
New staff arrival

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr John Frederick as our new Lecturer in New Testament.

John will bring with him a passion for bringing the academic study of the Bible alongside the life of faith in contemporary society. After completing his PhD in New Testament (University of St Andrews, 2011-14) John taught as an adjunct professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Boston, USA) before taking on his current role as assistant professor and worship arts coordinator in the College of Theology at Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, Arizona).

John’s doctoral research focused on Colossians and it will be published later this year entitled The Ethics of the Enactment and Reception of Cruciform Love (Mohr-Siebeck, 2017). If you find that title hard to digest, John’s written another couple of books for non-specialist audiences. The first is a book on the theology of worship entitled Worship in the Way of the Cross (IVP, 2017). You can watch a video in which John speaks about this book here [https://vimeo.com/212974623]. He is also the co-editor of Galatians and Christian Theology (Baker Academic, 2014) and a co-editor and co-contributor to Ecclesia and Ethics: Moral Formation and the Church (Bloomsbury/T&T Clark, 2016).

In addition to his work on the New Testament, John is a musician and songwriter who served as worship leader at such churches as Park Street Church in Boston. He has helped plant two churches, as an ordained Anglican minister. We’re looking forward to welcoming John and his family to Brisbane later this month.

 


Written by
Kathleen Darolles

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