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Dr Greg Forbes
Head of Department of Biblical Studies
Greg has had close ties with MST since he commenced undergraduate studies at the college in 1986.
After completing a BTh in 1991, he has since completed an MTh on Revelation 20 and was awarded a PhD from Deakin University for a thesis on the parables in Luke.
His research interests include Synoptic Gospels, General Epistles, and Greek grammar as it relates to exegesis.
Greg has a passion to see the Bible used accurately and competently.
Greg is married to Anne-Maree and they have three sons.
Raised from Obscurity: A Narratival and Theological Study of the Characterization of Women in Luke Acts (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2015) co-authored with Scott Harrower.
1 Peter in Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament (Nashville: B & H Academic, 2014).
“The Epistle to the Galatians,” in All Things to All Cultures (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013).
“Parables and Their Interpretation” in The Content and Setting of the Gospel Tradition (ed. M. Harding & A. Nobbs; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010).
The God of Old: The Role of the Lukan Parables in the Purpose of Luke’s Gospel (JSNTSupp 198; Sheffield Academic, 2000).
“The Paradox of Jesus’ Strenuous Commands and Inclusive Lifestyle,” Paradosis Conference on Ethics for Today – MST August 2018).
“Jesus and the Art of Parable: Emulating the Teaching Method of Jesus,” Impact of Jesus of Nazareth – SCD Conference (Sydney, September, 2017).
“Who Did Jesus Think He Was?” MST Conference on Christology (August 2016).
“Would the NT Writers have Failed an OT Exegesis Exam? The Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament,” Asia Theological Association, consultation on Scripture (Kuala Lumpur, June 2012).
“Issues in Intermediate Greek,” Koine Greek Pedagogy (The Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, June 2012).
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