Dip Min, BA, BTeach, MDiv, MTS, PhD
Sally’s interdisciplinary research spans biblical studies and systematic theology, as she reflexively engages with biblical and early church texts and the potential implications of re-engaging with, often suppressed, texts in contemporary context.
Sally’s doctoral excavation of early church christology was published, to international acclaim, in the LNTS series by T&T Clark Bloomsbury as Early Church Understandings of Jesus as the Female Divine: The Scandal of the Scandal of Particularity in 2016. Sally continues to research, publish and lecture across biblical studies and theology both nationally and internationally. Sally also teaches at Pilgrim Theological College.
Sally’s recent publications include ‘Jesus’ Impact on Understandings of Gender: Attending to First Century Dialogue’ in The Impact of Jesus of Nazareth: Historical, Theological and Pastoral Perspectives, Sydney: SCD Press Publication, (forthcoming, 2020); ‘“I Desire Mercy Not Sacrifice” How Soteriology Constructs Discipleship – A Test Case’, Colloquium, (2019) pp. 44-60; and ‘Being the Church: An Exploration of Mission’, The Australian Journal of Mission Studies, December (2015), pp. 38-44. Sally’s current research is focused on 1 Peter and 1 Clement.
Sally teaches across a range of subjects including Jesus, Discipleship and Justice; Cross and Resurrection in Earliest Christianity; Mark’s Gospel in Context and Introducing the Gospels. Sally is an award winning teacher who consistently receives high student evaluations.
Sally regularly contributes to the Uniting Church Magazine Crosslight. Sally’s ministry and preaching were featured in a longform article in The Age (2019) and her writing has been cited by ABC Online (2017). Sally continues to be interviewed about her research for podcasts including Beyondering; Love, Rinse, Repeat; Jesus 1224; Chattersquare and By the Well.
Sally is a Uniting Church Minister who serves a dynamic inner city congregation and is the President of a grassroots Ecumenical Food Centre.