Peter Holmes

BTh, Grad Dip Mininstry, MTh, Grad Dip Theol (Marriage & Family)
Lecturer, Coordinator Graduate Certificate Religious Education

Email: Peter.Holmes@nd.edu.au
Phone: 02 8204 4186

  • Biography

    Peter Holmes was trained and served as a Lutheran Minister before working in counseling, consulting and teaching roles within the Catholic Archdioceses of Melbourne and Sydney. He spent 6 years as the Manager of Studies for Catholic Adult Education Sydney. Since 2007, Peter has lectured in Scripture, Theology and biblical languages (Hebrew and Greek). Peter’s research interests include the relationship between the Old and New Testaments, the relationship between faith and reason and his present PhD research focuses on the theology of masculinity. Peter is married with eight children.

  • Teaching Areas

    Old Testament, New Testament, Biblical Hebrew, Biblical (Koine) Greek, Fundamental Theology, Evangelisation, Masculinity, Preaching and Pastoral Theology.

  • Research Expertise and Supervision

    Scripture, Biblical Interpretation, Faith and Reason, Pastoral Theology, Masculinity, Computer Gaming and Morality.

  • Conference Papers

    "Hillel, Shammai and St Paul" - Symposium on St Paul, John Paul II Institute "Is there a Catholic Theology of Masculinity?" - (also topic of PhD)

  • Original Creative Works

    "Models of Faith and Reason" - Masters Thesis "Is there a Catholic Theology of Masculinity?" - (present research for PhD)

  • In the Media

    Various articles in Catholic Weekly (Sydney), Catholic Leader (Brisbane).

  • Professional Affiliations

    Member: Fellowship for Biblical Studies
    Member: Fellowship of Catholic Scholars

  • Community Engagement

    Regular presentations on Scripture, relationships, masculinity, theology and evangelisation, at a wide range of events including Clergy Formation events in several dioceses, Teacher Formation and Development programs in Sydney, Parramatta, Armidale, Lismore, iWitness conferences, Australian Catholic Student Association conference, Youth Leadership Formation Course (annual), Theology on Tap (Sydney), Guinness and God (Canberra), Theology in the Pub (Brisbane), various youth and young adults groups in Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane. Regular contributer to the Catholic Weekly (Sydney) and the Catholic Leader (Brisbane).