Coordinator of Studies: Systematic Theology, Pilgrim Theological College, University of Divinity

Geoff Thompson teaches systematic theology (doctrine) at Pilgrim Theological College in Melbourne, and is Associate Professor within the University of Divinity.

His current research is focused on the nature and functions of doctrine as an intellectual discourse. He has published several journal articles and book chapters on the twentieth-century Swiss Reformed theologian, Karl Barth. His publications also include popular and academic books and articles on the theology of the Uniting Church in Australia.

He is a member of the Centre for Religion and Social Policy.

Experience

  • –present
    Coordinator of Studies: Systematic Theology, Pilgrim Theological College, University of Divinity
  • 2001–2013
    Director of Studies: Systematic Theology, Trinity Theological College, Brisbane
  • 1995–2001
    Pastor, Fairfield Uniting Church, Vic
  • 1979–1983
    Agronomist, Technical Service Association, Lahore, Pakistan

Education

  • 1996 
    University of Cambridge, PhD / Christian theology
  • 1989 
    Melbourne College of Divinity , BD (Hons)
  • 1979 
    University of Melbourne, BAgrSc (Hons)

Professional Memberships

  • ANZAATS
  • Centre for Religion and Social Policy