Greg Jenks to become Dean of St George’s College, Jerusalem

The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem and Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East, has announced the appointment of the Reverend Dr Gregory Jenks as Dean of St George’s CGreg Jenks2ollege in Jerusalem.

More details here:  http://gregoryjenks.com/2015/08/04/st-georges-college-jerusalem/

 

As Academic Dean and Lecturer in Biblical Studies, St Francis Theological College, Brisbane and Senior Lecturer in the School of Theology, Charles Sturt University, Dr Jenks has had a long-standing interest in Christian origins and is the lead researcher for the Jesus Database project. He has been Visiting Professor and Scholar-in-Residence at St George’s College, Jerusalem on several occasions, and is a co-director of the Bethsaida Archaeological Excavation in Israel. Greg is a Fellow of the Westar Institute, and served as its Associate Director 1999-2001.

We have had a long association with Greg and have appreciated his contributions to local, national and international seminars on progressive christianity.  His recent publications include:

Wisdom and Imagination: Religious Progressives and the Search for Meaning, edited by Rex A. E. Hunt & Gregory C. Jenks. Melbourne: Morning Star Publishing, 2014.

Jesus Then and Jesus Now: Looking for Jesus, Finding Ourselves. Melbourne: Morning Star Publishing, 2014.

Free Study Guide – ePub format for iBook and other tablets, and also a PDF version.

The once and future Scriptures: Exploring the role of the Bible in the contemporary church. (editor & contributor)
Salem, OR: Polebridge Press, 2013.

The once and future Bible: An introduction to the Bible for religious progressives.
Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2011.

A full listing of his writings can be found at:  https://www.csu.edu.au/faculty/arts/theology/staff/profiles/academic-staff/greg-jenks

We offer our congratulations to Greg on this appointment and look forward to the fruits that will follow.

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