Barbie: A Theological Reflection

Exploring how the film Barbie is in dialogue with the Biblical tradition, and the last fifty-odd years of feminist theology, and reflecting upon personhood as a central concern of the film.

August 16, 2023

Baraq, flashcards for Biblical Hebrew

This year I’ve been studying Biblical Hebrew at Murdoch University. We’ve been using a fantastic textbook, Biblical Hebrew, Second Ed. (Text and Workbook) by Bonnie Pedrotti Kittel, Victoria Hoffer, and Rebecca Abts Wright; Fully revised by Victoria Hoffer. Despite the great teaching and the fun workbook style approach to learning the language, I’ve found learning and retaining the vocabulary to be quite difficult. To help myself, and anyone else learning biblical Hebrew, I’ve developed Baraq, a small web app which uses the wordlist from our textbook....

October 8, 2019

Usage of the Book of Job in the Revised Common Lectionary

I’ve just enrolled in a Graduate Diploma in Theology at Murdoch University. I was able to enrol via an alternative pathway opened by the Wollaston Certificate in Theology, a one year part-time course offered by the Anglican Diocese of Perth. The Wollaston Certificate allows (if approved by the coordinators) an alternate pathway into enrolment in the Murdoch theology program - a wonderful path into postgrad study if you don’t otherwise meet the prerequisites....

February 22, 2019