Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Associate Professor Peter Pocock

Associate Professor Peter Pocock

BA (UNE), BTh (CSU), MM DMA (Southern California)

Associate Professor Pocock is the Sub-Dean, Graduate Studies at Charles Sturt University. Peter is also a Course Director for the School of Theology (CSU) and Senior Lecturer in Liturgical Studies. Peter oversees the Doctor of Ministry, Master of Ministry and Pastoral Counselling programs and chairs the Research Higher Degree Committee for the School. His research interests include worship, liturgy, theology and the arts, diaconal studies and contemporary theologies. In addition, he has a contemporary interest in ecumenism as expressed in music and word within liturgy, and a particular interest in bereavement and crisis intervention in the chaplaincy context.

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  • THL115 Liturgical Theology
  • THL220/426 The Diaconate
  • THL322 Theology, the Arts and Film
  • THL341/427 Guided Research
  • MIN541/741 Reflective Practice in Ministry

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Book Chapters

  • "Ministry in the Diaconate" in Called to Minister: Vocational discernment in the Contemporary Church edited by Tom Frame. Canberra: Barton Books, 2009, 62 – 70.

Refereed Journals Edited

  • St Mark's Review: A Journal of Christian thought and opinion, No.208, May 2009 (2): Pastoral Care and Counselling in 21st Century Australia.

Journal Articles

  • "The Diaconate and the Anglican Church Today" in St Mark's Review No.206(3) November 2008, 29-38.
  • "Neither Public nor Official" in St Mark's Review No.203(2) November 2007, 5-8.
  • "Tips and Techniques for a Productive Rehearsal." Church Music Workshop, 11/1 (January-April, 2001).
  • "The Choral Music of Hugo Wolf." The Choral Journal, Vol. 39.3, October 1998, Lawton OK, American Choral Directors Association.

Non-Refereed Articles 

  • "The Nature of the Diaconate: A Reflection" in A New Life in Christ: The Distinctive Ministry of the Deacon. Booklet edited by Graham Lindsay and Peter Pocock. Canberra: Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn, 2007,13.
  • "In the Image of God's Face." The Journal of the National Association of Church Musicians (May, 2001).

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