Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Benjamin Myers

Dr Benjamin Myers

BA (Hons), PhD (JCU)

Benjamin Myers is Lecturer in Systematic Theology at United Theological College, a partner in the School of Theology of Charles Sturt University. His teaching and research focuses on systematic and historical theology, however, he also has wide interests in English literature and contemporary culture. He is a member of the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, and a Research Advisor to the University of Queensland’s Centre for the History of European Discourses. He also blogs at Faith and Theology (faith-theology.com).

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  • THL111 Introduction to Christian Theology
  • THL113 Being the Church
  • THL214 The Holy Spirit and Christian Hope
  • THL316 The Triune God
  • THL512 Theology in a Global Context
  • THL514 Truth and Knowing in Theology

 

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Recent publications

Books
  • Christ the Stranger: The Theology of Rowan Williams. London: T&T Clark, 2012.
  • On the Joy of Everyday Life: Fragments of Faith and Theology. Eugene, OR: Cascade, forthcoming 2013.
  • Confessing Christ in Australia: The Theological Vision of the Basis of Union. Eugene, OR: Cascade, forthcoming 2013.
  • Milton’s Theology of Freedom. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2006.
Articles and chapters
  • “A Tale of Two Gardens: Augustine’s Narrative Interpretation of Romans 5,” forthcoming in a book edited by Beverly Gaventa (Baylor University Press, 2013).
  • “Karl Barth in Australia,” forthcoming in Zeitschrift für dialektische Theologie (2012).
  • “Pauline Apocalyptic and Political Nihilism: Jacob Taubes and Karl Barth,” in Karl Barth in Conversation, ed. David Congdon (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2012).
  •  “The Aesthetics of Christian Mission: New Creation and Mission in the Basis of Union,” Uniting Church Studies 17:2 (2011), 45-54.
  • “‘Through him all things were made’: Creation, Redemption, Election,” in Ernst Conradie (ed.), Creation and Salvation: Dialogue on Abraham Kuyper’s Legacy for Contemporary Ecotheology (Leiden: Brill, 2011), 223-34.
  • “Showing God” [sermon], in I Believe in God, ed. William Emilsen (North Parramatta: UTC Publications, 2011), 51-56.
  • “Rights, Resistance and the Common Good: Calvin's Political Theology,” Uniting Church Studies 17:1 (2011), 33-44.
  • “Theology 2.0: Blogging as Theological Discourse,” Cultural Encounters 6:1 (2010), 47-60.
  • “‘In his own strange way’: Indigenous Australians and the Church's Confession,” Uniting Church Studies 16:1 (2010), 39-48.
  • “Election, Trinity and the History of Jesus: Reading Barth with Rowan Williams,” in Trinitarian Theology after Barth, ed. Myk Habets (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2010).
  • “The Impossibility of the Secular: Double Prevenience in Karl Barth's Ethics of Reconciliation,” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 27:1 (2009), 88-99.
  • “Disruptive History: Rowan Williams on Heresy and Orthodoxy,” in On Rowan Williams: Critical Essays, ed. Matheson Russell (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2009), 47-67.
  • “From Faithfulness to Faith in the Theology of Karl Barth,” in The Faith of Jesus Christ: Exegetical, Biblical, and Theological Studies, ed. Michael F. Bird and Preston M. Sprinkle (Carlisle: Paternoster, 2009), 291-308.

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