Rev. Dr Damon Adams
PhD. , Cert. Christian Ed. , Grad Dip Theology (Distinction) , Teaching Certificate , Grad Dip Ed.(Distinction) , Theology & Ministry Cert , BA (History, English & Philosophy)

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Rev. Dr Damon Adams
History Coordinator; Senior Lecturer in Theology, Biblical Studies and Church History, Hobart Campus


Damon originally trained as a Presbyterian minister and was later ordained as a Pentecostal minister. Damon has lectured in Historical Theology, John Knox Theological College, Sydney; Theology, Biblical Studies and Church History, Tabor College, Tasmania;  and is currently Senior Lecturer in Theology, Biblical Studies and Church History at Alphacrucis College, Hobart Campus, Tasmania. Additionally, Damon is presently the History Subject Coordinator at Alphacrucis. Damon holds a PhD in Theology.

Research Interests


Church History - Early Church through to Contemporary Church

Trinitarian Theology

Biblical Narrative; Narrative Theology; Narrative Exegesis; Narrative Criticism

Biblical and Theological Paradox

Biblical Parrellism and Poetry 

Systematic Theology

Exegesis and Hermeneutics

The Atonement


Academic Qualifications


PhD. (Tabor College, Adelaide)
Dissertation Title The Obstacles and Tributaries of Pentecostalism in Tasmania


Cert. Christian Ed. (National Institute of Christian Education)


Grad Dip Theology (Distinction) (Harvest Bible College, Victoria)


Teaching Certificate (NSW Department of Education)


Grad Dip Ed.(Distinction) (University Western Sydney)


Theology & Ministry Cert (John Knox Theological College, Sydney)


BA (History, English & Philosophy) (Macquarie University)

Selected Publications

Damon Adams (2018). The Reverends H. E. & H. MacNeil Saunders and the Sheffield Revival of 1923 - 24, Tasmania. LUCAS : An Evangelical History Review, Series 2, No. 11, June 201871 - 90.

Adams, D. S.(2017). The Formal Establishment of Pentecostalism in Tasmania 1930-1933. Australasian Pentecostal Studies Journal, vol 19, (2017),55 - 85. | Link to journal

Adams, D. S.(2017). Divine Healing in Australian Protestantism, 1870–1940. Journal of Religious History, vol 41, Issue 3, (2017),346-363. | Link to journal

Adams, D. S.(2016). Early Pentecostal Stirrings in Tasmania, 1910-1933. Australasian Pentecostal Studies Journal, vol 18, (2016). | Link to journal

Adams, D. S.(2013). "R. A. Torrey and the Tasmanian Revivals of 1902". Paper presented at the ACA Tasmanian State Conference, Poetina, Tasmania, .

Adams, D. S.(2012). " Evangelical and Pentecostal History of Tasmania". Paper presented at the ACA Tasmanian Conference, Poetina, Tasmania, .

Adams, D. S.(1985). The Cambuslang Revival and George Whitfield. The Protestant Review, 1985, February.

Adams, D. S.(1981). The Role of Presbyterianism in English Puritanism. The Protestant Review, 1981, January.

Adams, D. S.(1981). A Heart For God by Sinclair B. Ferguson. The Protestant Review, 1985, June.

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