Emma Austin

Emma Austin

Teaching Assistant (Theology)

Emma completed her Bachelor of Ministry with Alphacrucis in 2013 and continued on to study the Masters of Theology, with a semester exchange at Jerusalem University College, located in Jerusalem. After completing her MTh thesis, "Beyond the Face: a case for early Orthodox iconography" (2015), she returned to Jerusalem to finish her second Masters, focusing on the geography and history of the Bible. Imbued with a passion for the relationship between the biblical text and the geography of the Promised Land, she looks to pursue a PhD exploring the prophet Jeremiah's use of geographic imagery.

Qualifications

Ph.D. (cand.) (University of Sydney)
Dissertation Title Restoring the Triad: How Geography from the "Seam" in Jeremiah 1-25 Reimagines the God-People-Land Covenant 2023

M.A.(Biblical History and Geography) (Jerusalem University College) 2017

M.Th. (Alphacrucis College)
Dissertation Title "Beyond the Face: a case for early Orthodox iconography." 2015

B.CMin. (Alphacrucis College) 2013

Cert. IV (TESOL) (Intercultural Training Australia) 2014

Field of Research

  • 1604 Human Geography
  • 2101 Archaeology
  • 2204 Religion and Religious Studies

Presentations

Academic Conference

  • 2018
    • History and Geography of the Bible (2018), Asia Pacific Theological Association (APTA), Singapore, 11 Sep 2018

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