Yarra Theological Union is delighted to announce that Professor John McDowell has been appointed as Associate Dean for the next two years commencing in the second semester 2021. Currently, John is serving as the Academic Dean of St Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Theological College. They have been most generous in releasing him in order to come to a sister college of the University of Divinity. John brings considerable gifts and experience to the position as a researcher, lecturer, and academic administrator.
Yarra Theological Union is an inclusive and welcoming community, Catholic by tradition and ecumenical in spirit. We are committed to being a community of scholarship, prayer and pastoral care. We offer theological education and ministerial formation, open to those who seek educational and personal transformation in changing contexts. Our mission is to equip people for various ministries in the churches: parishes, schools, hospitals, church agencies and in the world at large.