Teaching and Research Staff

Revd Dr Cathy Thomson

Lecturer in Systematic Theology
St Barnabas College

Born in Scotland in 1955, Cathy became a secondary English teacher in 1976.  She tested a call to priesthood after she and her husband Ian and two sons, Mark and Greig, migrated to South Australia in 1988. Cathy was made a deacon in the Anglican Church of Australia in 1993, and was priested in 1995. She has worked as a chaplain and educator at primary, secondary and tertiary levels and has parish experience spanning twenty years. She has sat on local, diocesan, national and international councils and committees of the Anglican Church and ecumenical movement, and currently chairs the National Council of Churches Faith and Unity Commission. Cathy was awarded a doctorate in systematic theology from Flinders University in 2002. She is currently Director of Formation and lecturer in systematic theology at St Francis' Theological College, Brisbane.

  • General Theology
  • Ecclesiology
  • Soteriology

"Women and Reconciliation in the Anglican Church," in Taking Stock: The Joy and Challenge of Ordained Women in the Anglican Church of Australia, (2014, Canberra, St Mark's Review, No 228).

"Scripture as Normative Source in Theology" in Gregory C. Jenks (ed),  The Once and Future Scripture, 2012, Polebridge Press, Oregon.                           

"Dis-coursing the Covenant"  in The Anglican Communion Covenant, (2012, Canberra, St Mark's Review, No 220)

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