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Revd Dr Jonathan Holland

BA(Hons) UWA, BA (Hons) Oxon, MA (UQ), PhD (UQ)

Principal, St Francis Theological College
St Francis College, Brisbane

Jonathan Holland is the Principal of St Francis Theological College, Brisbane and currently lectures in Liturgical Theology and Introduction to the New Testament. He has been a priest in the Anglican Church of Australia since 1983 and was an Assistant Bishop in Brisbane from 2006 until his appointment to St Francis College in 2016.  He has studied at the University of Western Australia and at Oxford University. He is married to Kerry and they have three grown up children and two grandchildren.

  • New Testament topics
  • Practical Theology
  • Anglicans, Trams and Paw Paws: a history of the Diocese of Brisbane 1945-1980, Copyright, Brisbane, 2013.
  • Jesus Unbound: the story of Jesus of Nazareth, Acorn Press, Sydney, 2008.
  • Eyes Delight: six paintings and their theological meaning, (co-authored with Alfred Holland), St Lucia Press, Brisbane, 2000.
  • 'God's Encounter with Us' in Encountering God: face to face with the divine, ed. Nigel Leaves, Morning Star Publishing, Northcote, Victoria, 2016. 
  • Mark My Words: reflections on St Mark's Gospel, ed. Jonathan Holland and Philip Jones, Sydney, 1986.

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