Paul is Marist Brother who has been primarily a secondary Education teacher and Administrator. He was Principal at St Teresa’s Catholic College at Noosaville before leaving to complete my doctoral studies in John’s Gospel at KU Leuven in Belgium.
Paul has a degree in Physics, Maths and Chemistry from Macquarie University, a Graduate Diploma in Education, Graduate Diploma in Religious Education and Master of Arts in Theology from Australian Catholic University, and a Bachelor and Licentiate in Sacred Theology and Research Masters in Theology from UK Leuven in Belgium. He is presently awaiting confirmation of a PhD and STh from Leuven.
Paul’s main research area has been in John’s Gospel with a particular focus on the burial, empty tomb and appearance narratives in John. He also has an interest in Johannine spirituality, anthropology, and eschatology. Paul is a member of both SBL and EABS.
A teacher in secondary school for over 30 years, Paul has a particular interest in engaging with staff and students in relation to understanding the Scriptures and their importance on developing one’s own unique faith journey. He has participated in a number of conferences particularly the European Association of Biblical Scholars.
Paul is an active participant in his local parish wherever he has been assigned. In Belgium, he attended the International Student’s Group at Justus Lipsis College. He was an elected member of the Ku Leuven Doctoral Committee representing Biblical Studies, and also elected Secretary of the International Students Theology Associaiotn. Paul is a Life member of Australian School Sport, and a Justice of the Peace in Queensland.
- Lecturer in Biblical Studies
Catholic Theological College