BTheol, LSS, PhD
Chris Monaghan is a Passionist who studied at YTU and then at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and Jerusalem. Since 1987 he has been lecturing at YTU in both Old and New Testament. The major focus of his teaching throughout these years has been Matthew, Luke-Acts, and the letters of Paul.
Publications include A Source Critical Edition of the Gospels of Matthew and Luke in Greek and English, Vol 1 Matthew. Vol 2 Luke. Subsidia Biblica 40. Rome: Gregorian and Biblical Press, 2010, A Friendly Guide to Paul, Mulgrave: Garratt Publishing, 2013; The Gospels: God with Us, Mulgrave: Garratt, 2014.
“Pablo apóstol y la Pasión de Jesús.” In Pasión de Jesucristo, eds. Merino, Luis Díez, Robin Ryan and Adolfo Lippi, 745-756. Madrid: San Pablo. 2015.
“Pasión de Cristo en la carta a los hebreos” In Pasión de Jesucristo, eds. Merino, Luis Díez, Robin Ryan and Adolfo Lippi, 804-816. Madrid: San Pablo, 2015.
“The Synoptic Problem. Where to from here?” Pacifica 30, no. 1 (2017):72-81.
“Why have we reduced the oral tradition to silence? The oral tradition’s role in the formation of the minor agreements.” Australian Biblical Review 65 (2017):1-16.
Church and Engagement
“Biblical Sources for Renewal.” The Furrow 70, no.4 (April 2019): 216-221.
“Wrestling for a blessing – is there a place for touch in the Church today?” The Furrow, 71, no.1. (2020):3-9.
“Reflections on the Readings of Sundays and Feasts December 2019—February 2020.” Australasian Catholic Record, 96, no. 4 (2019): 473-491.
“Reflections on the Readings of Sundays and Feasts March–May 2020.” Australasian Catholic Record, 97, no. 1 (2020): 101-119.
“Reflections on the Readings of Sundays and Feasts June–August 2020.” Australasian Catholic Record, 97, 1 (2020):237-253.
“Reflections on the Readings of Sundays and Feasts September-November 2020.” Australasian Catholic Record, 97, no. 3 (2020): 363- 380.
During this period Chris has been engaged in adult education programs through schools, parishes, and ministry to priests. Making the Bible in its richness accessible to people at all levels is an enduring passion
Accredited teaching disciplines
- Fellowship for Biblical Studies (Committee Member)