Dr Caroline BatchelderLecturer in Old Testament, Program Director for Master of Theology
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Caroline was born in Scotland, and grew up mainly in Malaysia and Australia, as well as time spent in England and the Philippines. After finishing school in Canberra, she undertook a BMus at the NSW State Conservatorium. After years primarily involved with family and church, and four years living in Shropshire, England, Caroline enrolled in an MDiv at Morling Theological College, going on to complete her ThD in Biblical Studies at the end of 2015. This was a literary-theological investigation of the figure of the Servant in the ‘Servant Songs’ of Isaiah 40‒55, with particular interests in ‘justice’ (Hebrew mishpat) and the image of God. Caroline is married to Bob, a geotechnical engineer, and they have 6 children: five daughters and a son. She is part of the housechurch movement, Ruach Church. Her interests include hiking, biking, poetry, reading and growing vegetables.
ThD (Australian College of Theology)
Dissertation Title Charging the Earth: Yahweh and the Servant in Isaiah 40-55 2016
Master of Divinity (Australian College of Theology) 2009
Bachelor of Music (NSW State Conservatorium) 1984
literary-theological interpretation of scripture, Hebrew poetry, poetics, rhetoric, image of God, Genesis, Isaiah
- Caroline Batchelder (2019). Charging the Earth: Yahweh and the Servant in Isaiah 40-55. Lexham Press, Bellingham (forthcoming).
- Batchelder, Caroline (2018). Ordering with Intent: Restoring Divine Order in Isaiah and Genesis In Christopher C. Green, David I. Starling, Revelation and Reason in Christian Theology (pp. 90-112). Lexham Press, Bellingham, 2018.
- Batchelder, Caroline (2016). The Gender Conversation: Evangelical Perspectives on Gender, Scripture, and the Christian Life In Murphy, R., Starling, D., The Servant and Zion in Isaiah (pp. 217-229). Wipf and Stock, Eugene, OR.
- Batchelder, Caroline (2013). Undoing 'this people', becoming 'my servant': Purpose and Commission in Isaiah 6. Southeastern Theological Review, 4/2 (Winter 2013) 155-178.
- ANL101 Old Testament Hebrew 1
- ANL201 Old Testament Hebrew 2
- ANL401 Old Testament Hebrew I
- ANL401(MCS) Old Testament Hebrew I
- ANL501 Old Testament Hebrew II
- ANL501(MCS) Old Testament Hebrew II
- BIB210 The Pentateuch
- BIB211 Wisdom Literature
- BIB212 Minor Prophets
- BIB213 Historical Books of the Old Testament
- BIB233 Historical Books of the Old Testament
- BIB311 Psalter
- BIB312 Isaiah
- BIB313 Esther
- BIB314 Daniel
- BIB349 Old Testament Field Study
- BIB510 Old Testament Poetry
- BIB510(MCS) Old Testament Poetry
- BIB511 Old Testament Prophets
- BIB532 Isaiah
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