Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Associate Professor Gerard Moore

Associate Professor Gerard Moore

BA (Sydney), BTh (SCD), STL STD (Catholic University of America)

Gerard Moore is Associate Head of School and lectures in worship and practical theology at United Theological College, a partner in the School of Theology of Charles Sturt University. He holds a doctorate in theology from the Catholic University of America, Washington DC, and has published extensively. He has been a consultant to the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL), and contributed to a number of national liturgical bodies, both ecumenical and within the Roman Catholic tradition, including the Australian Consultation on Liturgy (ACOL). He has been a member of the management team for two federally funded projects, Uncovering Theology (Charles Sherlock, 2009) and Transforming Theology (Les Ball, 2012).  His most recent publications include a book on the eucharistic practices of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) tradition, The Disciples at the Lord's Table: Prayers over Bread and Cup across 150 years of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Worship, Pickwick Publications (Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2015), and an article on worship and justice: "Let Justice Find a Voice: Reflections on the relationship between worship and justice", Worship 90 (May 2016) 206-224.

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Teaching

  • THL115 Liturgical Theology
  • THL215 Jesus the Christ
  • THL216 Christian Spirituality
  • THL314 Sacramental Theology
  • THL320 Homiletics
  • THL514 Theological Hermeneutics
  • THL518 Studies in Liturgy and Worship

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Recent Publications

  • The Disciples at the Lord's Table: Prayers over Bread and Cup across 150 years of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Worship.   Pickwick Publications, Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2015.
  • "Let Justice Find a Voice: Reflections on the relationship between worship and justice". Worship 90 (May 2016) 206-224.
  • "'They asked for bread and you gave them a stone, for fish a snake': The Future of Worship in Oceania". Chapter in Anthony Maher (ed) Bridging the Divide Between Faith, Theology and Life: The Church in Oceania (Adelaide: AFT Press, 2015) 151-164.
  • "In touch out of touch: The Church and Reconciliation". Chapter in Jione Havea Indigenous Australia and the Unfinished Business of Theology: Cross Cultural Engagement (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014) 113-128.
  • Earth Unites with Heaven: an introduction to the Liturgical Year.  Melbourne: Morning Star, 2014.
  • Justice in the name of God.  Catholic Social Justice Series No 75.  Sydney: Australian Catholic Justice Council, 2013
  • "'The Confession of our Lowliness': The Summons of the Lenten Presidential Prayers", Liturgical Ministry 19 (Spring 2010) 61-67.
  • Lord Hear Our Prayer- Praying the General Intercessions. Strathfield: St Pauls, 2008.
  • Why Rites of Reconciliation Matter. Strathfield: St Pauls, 2008.
  • Understanding The General Instruction of the Roman Missal. New York/ Mahwah: Paulist Press, 2007 (Australian Edition by St Pauls Publications, Strathfield, 2007).
  • Why the Mass Matters: A guide to praying the Mass. Strathfield: St Pauls, 2004 (USA edition Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 2006).
  • The Beatitudes and Justice.  Catholic Social Justice Series No 52. Sydney: The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, 2004.
  • A Spirituality for Justice.  Catholic Social Justice Series No.42.  Sydney: Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, 2002.
  • Eucharist and Justice.  Catholic Social Justice Series No.39.  Sydney: Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, 2000.
  • Vatican II and the Collects for Ordinary Time: A Study in the Roman Missal (1975).  Bethesda Md.: Catholic Scholars Press, 1998.


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