ADipMin, BEd, BTheol, PhD
Jason Goroncy teaches in the area of Systematic Theology at Whitley College. He has served as pastor in Baptist and Uniting churches, and held academic positions in Thailand, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand.
He holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Melbourne, a Bachelor of Theology and an Advanced Diploma of Ministry from the Melbourne College of Divinity, and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of St Andrews (Scotland).
Jason is widely published in international journals and edited volumes, and has written popular pieces for ABC Religion and Ethics, The Christian Century, Zadok, The Conversation, and elsewhere. He is the author of Hallowed Be Thy Name: The Sanctification of All in the Soteriology of P.T. Forsyth (T&T Clark, 2013), and the editor of Descending on Humanity and Intervening in History: Notes from the Pulpit Ministry of P.T. Forsyth (Pickwick, 2013), and Tikkun Olam – To Mend the World: A Confluence of Theology and the Arts (Pickwick, 2014). He is currently writing books on P. T. Forsyth, and on trauma, and is editing the T&T Clark Handbook of the Doctrine of Creation, and Imagination, Art, and Theology: Interpreting These Times.
His current research lies chiefly in the areas of theological anthropology (with a particular focus on death and trauma), public theology, and theology and the arts.
Jason teaches the following units:
- Beginning Theological Studies
- Being Human
- Church: The Quest for Christian Community
- John Calvin: Thought and Legacy
- Suffering, Faith, and Theodicy
- Theology and the Arts
- Theology, Poetry, and Imagination
- War, Trauma, and Peace-making
- Who is Jesus?
Jason serves on several editorial boards, and is a member of the Uniting Church in Australia’s (Synod of Victoria and Tasmania) Ethics Committee. He also coordinates Art/s and Theology Australia, a network of artists and academics engaged in the intersections between the arts and theology.
Jason welcomes enquires about postgraduate research in all areas of systematic and historical theology.