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Alphacrucis College

Dr Adam White – PhD in Ancient History, BTh with Honours

Academic Faculty
NT Lecturer, Program Director - BTh

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Dr Adam White
NT Lecturer, Program Director - BTh

Adam is a member of the School of Christian Studies, and specialises in the following areas: Biblical Studies.

Biography


Adam began his working career as a spraypainter and from there moved into ministry as a youth pastor then an associate pastor at Riverlands Christian Church in Penrith. Then at the age of 25 he felt called to study theology at Southern Cross College (now AC); this continued through an honours degree up to a Doctorate of Ancient History at Macquarie University.  He is married to Rachel and has a daughter named Sophia. 


Research Interests

Adam's primary interests are Graeco-Roman history, ancient education and culture, and Pauline studies.

Academic Qualifications

2013

PhD in Ancient History (Macquarie University)
Dissertation Title “Where is the Wise Man? Graeco-Roman Education as a Background to the Divisions in 1 Corinthians 1–4.”

2009

BTh with Honours (Alphacrucis College)
Dissertation Title “A Comparative Analysis of 1 Corinthians 1–4 and 2 Corinthians 10–13 in Light of Paul’s Ongoing Relationship with the Church.”

Selected Publications

Journal Article — Published in 2014

Citation:

Servants, Not Intellectual Clients: The Significance of Paul’s Role as an Oikonomos in 1 Cor 4:1 and 9:17,” Australian Biblical Review 62 (2014).

Conference Paper — Published in 2014

Citation:

Obey as to the Lord: Paul’s Advice to the Ephesian Slaves as a “Hermeneutic of Worship.” Annual Meeting of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, Springfield, MO, March 2014.

Conference Paper — Published in 2012

Citation:

Value Formation and Value judgement: Graeco-Roman paideia as a backdrop to Paul’s judgement language in 1 Cor 4.1-5.” Fellowship for Biblical Studies National Conference, Melbourne, September 2012

Conference Paper — Published in 2012

Citation:

Paul’s Educational Imagery in His Conflict with the Corinthians.” Society of Biblical Literature International Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2012.

Journal Article — Published in 2012

Citation:

Knowledge and Transformation: towards a ‘Pentecostal Paideia.’” Australasian Pentecostal Studies.

Conference Paper — Published in 2011

Citation:

Paul and Paideia: Greco-Roman education as a background to Paul’s conflict in Corinth.”Ancient History Research Seminar, Macquarie University, Sydney, September 2011.


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