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2019 Barry Marshall Memorial Lecture

Thursday, 22 August, 7:00 pm9:00 pm AEST

‘And he went out and wept bitterly’: A socio-cultural reading of Peter’s denial in Matthew 26:69-75

Presented by the Revd Dr Robert Derrenbacker

Dean and Frank Woods Associate Professor in New Testament

Trinity College Theological School

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Join us for the 49th Annual Barry Marshall Memorial Lecture, presented by the Revd Dr Robert Derrenbacker.

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 Trinity College 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.

Date: Thursday 22 August 2019

Time: 7.00 for 7.30pm start – 9.00pm

Venue: The Craig Auditorium, Gateway Building

Tickets: Free admission

RSVP: Thursday 15 August 2019

Enquiries: events@trinity.unimelb.edu.au | 03 9348 7527


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Craig Auditorium, Gateway Building, Trinity College
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Parkville, Victoria 3052 Australia
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