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49th annual Barry Marshall Lecture presented by the Revd Dr Robert Derrenbacker, Dean and Frank Woods Associate Professor in New Testament and ӣƵ Theological School.

Date: Thursday 22 August 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Cost: Free admission

RSVP: by COB Thursday 15 August 2019

Enquiries: theologyevents@trinity.edu.au | 03 9348 7127

The Revd Dr Robert Derrenbacker is this year's Barry Marshall lecturer. Dr Derrenbacker grew up in upstate New York State in the USA. He attended Wheaton College where he earned a BA in Theology and Biblical Studies. He then received his masters degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, USA. He and his wife Cindy then immigrated to Toronto, Canada, where Bob earned a PhD in New Testament at the University of Toronto. It was there in the Diocese of Toronto where Bob was ordained deacon in 2001, then priest in 2002.

Dr Derrenbacker has published and presented his research widely on the New Testament Gospels. He has authored one monograph and numerous articles and reviews. Dr Derrenbacker is also a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies. He has held full-time faculty positions in New Testament at Tyndale Seminary (Toronto) and Regent College (Vancouver), where he taught in the areas of the Gospels, the writings of Paul, and early Christianity. Most recently, Dr Derrenbacker was President of Thorneloe University, a small Anglican college federated with Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He joined ӣƵ as the Dean of the Theological School in January. 

Dr Derrenbacker is Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion, one of the Networks of the Communion. 

He is married to Cindy and they have two adult children, Chloe and Jack.