Rev. Associate Professor Jacqueline Grey

Rev. Associate Professor Jacqueline Grey

Dean of Theology

Jacqui is Dean of Theology and Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, specialising in hermenutics and Old Testament studies. Her publications include Them, Us and Me: How the Old Testament Speaks to People Today, Raising Women Leaders, and Three's A Crowd: Pentecostalism, Hermeneutics and the Old Testament  as well as various articles and book chapters. Jacqui speaks regularly at local and international events and has appeared on various national TV and radio programs in Australia, including the ABC TV's Q&A program. Jacqui is committed to ensuring quality education within the theological sector, and provides teaching and assistance to Pentecostal colleges in developing contexts to further their institutional goals. She is a member and past president (2017) of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, and is co-chair of Biblical Ethics section (2018-2020) of the Society of Biblical Literature. Jacqui is also a Research Fellow in the Department of Biblical and Ancient Studies, University of South Africa. Her research interests include pentecostal hermeneutics, prophetic literature and feminist readings of Scripture. Jacqui loves travelling, Turkish food, photography and coffee with friends.

Qualifications

PhD (Charles Sturt University)
Dissertation Title Burning Tongues: Voicing a Pentecostal-charismatic Hermeneutic of the Old Testament 2006

BTh (Hons) (Charles Sturt University)
Dissertation Title ‘Prophetic (m)others: Judges 4-5, Pentecostalism, and the (de)construction of women ministers’ 2002

BTh (Sydney College of Divinity) 2001

BA (Sydney University) 1995

Research Interests

Jacqui's research interests include the philosophy of religion, prophetic literature (particularly Isaiah), pentecostal hermeneutics, feminist readings of Scripture and poetics.

Field of Research

  • 2204 Religion and Religious Studies
  • 2299 Other Philosophy and Religious Studies

Book

  • 2020
    • Grey, J.N.(2020). 'New Approaches to Biblical Ethics'. Leiden: Brill.
    • Grey, J.N.(2020). 'Isaiah 1-39.' Pentecostal Commentary Series. Leiden: Brill/Deo.
  • 2019
    • Grey, J.N.(2019). 'Pentecostalism in the Asia-Pacific'. Leiden: Brill.
  • 2011
    • Grey, J.N.(2011). Three's A Crowd: Pentecostalism, Hermeneutics and the Old Testament. Eugene, Oregon: Pickwick Publications. | External link
  • 2009
    • Grey, J.N.(2009). Raising Women Leaders: Perspectives on Liberating Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Contexts. Chester Hill, NSW: Australasian Pentecostal Studies. | External link
  • 2008
    • Grey, J.N.(2008). Them, Us & Me: How the Old Testament Speaks to People Today. Sydney: SCD/ APSS Press. | External link

Book Chapter

  • 2020
    • Grey, J.N.(2020). ‘“Fear God, and Keep His Commandments”: Models for a Pentecostal Pedagogy from Exilic and Post-Exilic Texts of the Old Testament’ (with Dean O’Keefe). In D. Johnson & R. Wadholm Jr. (eds), Pentecostal Education in the Majority World: A Pentecostal Perspective (pp. ). Baguio City, Philippines: Asia Pacific Theological Seminary Press.
    • Grey, J.N.(2020). ‘Biblical Hermeneutics.’ In W. Vondey (ed), A Handbook for Pentecostal Theology (pp. ). Abingdon: Routledge.
    • Grey, J.N.(2020). ‘Redeemed from Fire by Fire: The Burning Spirit and the Daughters of Zion in Isaiah 4:4.’ In C. Bridges Johns & L. Stephenson (eds), Grieving, Brooding, Transforming: The Spirit, the Bible, and Gender (pp. ). Leiden: Brill.
  • 2019
    • Grey, J.N.(2019). ‘For Love of God: A Comparative Analysis of Pentecostal and Sufi Spirituality and Rituals of Worship.’ In , (pp. ). Regnum Publications.
    • Grey, J.N.(2019). ‘Social Justice in First Isaiah: A Pentecostal Perspective.’ In A.L. Harris & M. Palmer (eds), Spirit and Social Justice: Interdisciplinary Global Perspectives (pp. 66-85). Lanham, MD: Seymour Press.
  • 2018
    • Grey, J.N.(2018). ‘Navigating the Empire: Esther as a Model of Marginalisation.’ In T. Chai & D. Johnson (eds), The Old Testament in Theology and Teaching: Essays in Honor of Kay Fountain (pp. 81-94). Baguio City, Philippines: Asia Pacific Theological Seminary Press.
  • 2016
    • Grey, J.N.(2016). Toward a Pentecostal Theology of Worship In Martin, L.R., (ed), 'The Book of Isaiah and Pentecostal Worship’ (pp. 27-36). Cleveland, TN: CPT Press. | External link
    • Grey, J.N.(2016). ‘Women Leaders in the Old Testament.’ In D. Cooper-Clarke & K. Giles (eds), Women & Men: One in Christ (pp. 1-13). Christians for Biblical Equality.
    • Grey, J.N.(2016). Constructive Pneumatological Hermeneutics in Pentecostal Christianity In Archer, K.J, & Oliverio, L.W. Jr (eds), ‘When the Spirit Trumps Tradition: A Pentecostal Reading of Isaiah 56: 1-8’ (pp. 143-158). CHARIS series, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. | External link
    • Grey, J.N.(2016). Women & Men: One in Christ In Cooper-Clarke, D & Giles, K (eds), ‘Women Leaders in the Old Testament’ (pp. 1-13). Christians for Biblical Equality, 2016.
    • Austin, D.A & Grey, J.N.(2016). Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Ministry: Informing a Dialogue on Gender, Church, and Ministry In de Alminana, M. & Olena, L. (eds), ‘The ‘outback spirit’ of Pentecostal women pioneers in Australia’ (pp. 204-226.). Leiden: Brill. | External link
  • 2015
    • Grey, J.N.(2015). Global Renewal Christianity: Spirit-Empowered Movements Past, Present, and Future, vol. I: Asia and Oceania In Synan, Vinson & Yong, Amos, 'Unleashing the Dragon: Exploration of the Possible Impact of Chinese Confucian Culture on Pentecostal Hermeneutics' (pp. 197-203.). Lake Mary, Fla.: Charisma House Publishers.
    • Grey, J.N.(2015). '"Princess Theology" and the Promotion of Women within Pentecostalism’ In Burns, S. & Monro, A., (eds), Public Theology and the Challenge of Feminism (pp. pp.75-85.). Oxford, OX: Routledge.
  • 2013
    • Grey, J.N.(2013). ‘Beauty and Holiness in the Calling of Isaiah’ In Martin, L.R., (ed), A Future for Holiness: Pentecostal Explorations (pp. pp. 47-58.). Cleveland, TN: CPT Press.
  • 2011
    • Grey, J.N.(2011). ‘Isaiah 53 and the suffering-less servant in Australian Pentecostalism’ In Pearson, C. & Havea, J (ed), Out of place: Doing Theology on the Crosscultural Brink (pp. 187-201.). London: Equinox.
  • 2009
    • Grey, J.N.(2009). ‘Models of Women’s Leadership in the Bible.’ In J.Grey & S. Clifton (eds), Raising Women Leaders: Perspectives on Liberating Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Contexts (pp. ). Chester Hill, NSW: Australasian Pentecostal Studies.
    • Grey, J.N.(2009). ‘Seeds for the Future: Raising Women Leaders’ (with Kristy Rigg). In J.Grey & S. Clifton (eds), Raising Women Leaders: Perspectives on Liberating Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Contexts (pp. 298-312). Chester Hill, NSW: Australasian Pentecostal Studies.

Journal Article

  • 2019
    • Grey, J.N.(2019). ‘A Prophetic Call to Repentance: David, Bathsheba and a Royal Abuse of Power.’. Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, 41 9-25.
    • Grey, J.N.(2019). ‘Missio Dei in the Isaiah Memoir.'. Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies, 22(2).
    • Grey, J.N.(2019). ‘Global Considerations in Response to “Do Not Quench the Spirit.”’. Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, .
  • 2018
    • Grey, J.N.(2018). 'Isaiah’s Vision of Yahweh and Ethical Replication.'. Old Testament Essays, 31(3) 591-612.
    • Grey, J.N.(2018). Isaiah 5: A Prophetic Critique of Economic Proportion. Verbum et Ecclesia, Vol 39 (1). | Link to journal
  • 2017
    • Grey, J.N.(2017). ‘SPS Presidential Address: Embodiment and the Prophetic Message in Isaiah’s Memoir.’. Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, 39 1-26.
    • Grey, J.N.(2017). The spirit of and Spirit in Craig S. Keener’s Spirit Hermeneutics. Pneuma, 39, 1-2 1-11. | Link to journal
    • Grey, J.N.(2017). ‘Through the Looking Glass: Reflections on the Re-Evangelisation of Europe through a Post-colonial Reading of Isaiah 2:1-5’. Journal of the European Pentecostal Theological Association, Vol 37, 2017 28-39.
  • 2016
    • Grey, J.N.(2016). ‘Response to John Goldingay’s The Theology of the Book of Isaiah’. Journal of Pentecostal Theology, Vol 25, 2016 pp.1-8..
  • 2014
    • Grey, J.N.(2014). ‘Reflections on Brueggemann’s The Prophetic Imagination.’. ,  7-11.
    • Grey, J.N.(2014). 'Reflections of Brueggeman's The Prophetic Imagination'. Journal of Pentecostal Theology, Vol 23, Issue 1 pp. 7-11..
  • 2009
    • Grey, J.N.(2009). ‘The trees of the field will clap their hands”: Is there hope for the renewal of Creation in Second Isaiah?’. Australasian Pentecostal Studies, Vol 12 35-38..
    • Grey, J.N.(2009). ‘Acts of the Spirit: Ezekiel 37 in the Light of Contemporary Speech-Act Theory’. Journal of Biblical and Pneumatological Research, Vol 1, Issue 1 69-82..
  • 2008
    • Grey, J.N.(2008). ‘The Experience of a Woman as a Pentecostal Academic’. Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 1/2 94-98..
  • 2006
    • Grey, J.N.(2006). ‘Reading with Bi-focals: Visions of Christ in Pentecostal Interpretations of Isaiah 6. Australasian Pentecostal Studies, Vol 9 pp. 48-73..
  • 2003
    • Grey, J.N.(2003). ‘Judges 4-5, Pentecostalism, and the (de)construction of women ministers’. Australasian Pentecostal Studies, Vol 7 pp. 35-90..
  • 2001
    • Grey, J.N.(2001). ‘Torn Stockings and Enculturation: Women Pastors in the Australian AOG’. Australasian Pentecostal Studies, Vol 5/6.

Presentations

  • Academic Conference

    ‘SPS Presidential Address 2017: Embodiment and the Prophetic Message in Isaiah’s Memoir' (2017), Society for Pentecostal Studies Annual Meeting, St Louis MO, USA, 09 Mar 2017

  • Academic Conference

    ‘Through the Looking Glass: Reflections on the Re-Evangelisation of Europe through a Post-colonial Reading of Isaiah 2:1-5' (2016), European Pentecostal Theological Association, Sofia, Bulgaria, 27 Jun 2016

  • Academic Conference

    ‘Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Ministry: Informing an Ongoing Gender-Focused Dialogue on the Faith Contributions of Women' (2016), Society for Pentecostal Studies, San Dimas CA, USA, 10 Mar 2016

  • Academic Conference

    'A Response to ‘Moral Vision of the Bible: David Horrell’s A New Testament Approach’’ (2015), Society for Biblical Literature, Atlanta, USA, 21 Nov 2015

  • Academic Conference

    ‘Review of John Goldingay’s The Theology of the Book of Isaiah’ (2015), Society for Biblical Literature, Atlanta, USA, 21 Nov 2015

  • Academic Conference

    'A Postcolonial Reading of Isaiah 2:1-5 (2015), Society for Pentecostal Studies Conference, 44th Annual Meeting, Lakeland FL, USA, 12 Mar 2015

  • Academic Conference

    ‘A Prophetic Critique of Economic Proportion in Isaiah 5’ (2014), Australia and New Zealand Association of Theological Schools (ANZATS) Conference, Notre Dame University, Fremantle WA, 29 Jun 2014

  • Academic Conference

    ‘The Development of the Role of a Prophet in the Old Testament’ (2014), Society for Pentecostal Studies Conference, 43rd Annual Meeting, Springfield MO, USA, 06 Mar 2014

  • Academic Conference

    ‘Reflections on Brueggemann’s The Prophetic Imagination’ (2013), Society of Biblical Literature Conference, Baltimore, Maryland USA, 23 Nov 2013

  • Academic Conference

    ‘When the Spirit trumps tradition: A Pentecostal Reading of Isaiah 56: 1-8’ (2013), Society of Biblical Literature Conference, Baltimore, Maryland USA, 23 Nov 2013

  • Academic Conference

    ‘Unleashing the Dragon: Exploration of the Possible Impact of Chinese Confucian Culture on Pentecostal Hermeneutics’ (2013), E21 Global Scholars Consultation, Alphacrucis College, Sydney Australia, 08 Jul 2013

  • Academic Conference

    ‘Beauty and holiness in the calling of Isaiah’ (2013), Society for Pentecostal Studies Conference, 42nd Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA USA, 21 Mar 2013

  • Academic Conference

    ‘Submission to the King: The Power of Wisdom and the Wisdom of Power in the Narrative of 1 Kings 3-11’ (2012), ANZATS Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 01 Jul 2012

  • Academic Conference

    ‘An Old Testament Theology of Work’ and panelist for: ‘Dialogue with Mark Boda on Pneumatic Hermeneutics’ (2012), Society for Pentecostal Studies, 2012 Annual Meeting, Virginia Beach, US, 29 Feb 2012

  • Academic Conference

    ‘Empowering the Tradition: Voicing a Pentecostal Hermeneutic’ (2011), 8th APTA General Assembly, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 12 Sep 2011

  • Academic Conference

    ‘Navigating the Empire: Esther as a Model of Marginalisation’ (2010), 2010 Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, 08 Mar 2010

  • Academic Conference

    ‘The trees of the field will clap their hands”: Is there hope for the renewal of Creation in Second Isaiah?’ (2009), Society of Pentecostal Studies: 2009 Annual Meeting, Eugene, OR, 26 Mar 2009

Scholarship Publications

Book

  • 2009
    • Grey, J.N.(2009). 'Them, Us and Me: How the Old Testament speaks to People Today'. Wipf & Stock.

Journal Article

  • 2006
    • Grey, J.N.(2006). 'Princess Theology'. Pentecostal-Charismatic Bible Colleges Journal, October.
  • 2003
    • Grey, J.N.(2003). 'Prophetic (m)others: Judges 4-5, Pentecostalism, and the (de)construction of women ministers’. Australasian Pentecostal Studies, 7.

Popular Article

  • 2012
    • Grey, J.N.(2012). 'What John Safran doesn't get about Pentecostalism'. Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ABC Religion and Ethics, 23 April 2012. | External link

Professional Memberships

Fellowship of Biblical Studies (since 2009)

Research Fellow, Centre for Pentecostal Theology (Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Cleveland Tennessee) (since 2018)

Research Fellow, Department: Biblical and Ancient Studies, University of South Africa (since 2017)

Society for Pentecostal Studies (since 2009)

Society of Biblical Literature (– including membership of the ‘SBL Biblical Ethics Steering Committee’) (since 2012)

Completed Supervision

  • Glenda Hepplewhite, , ‘An Investigation of Pentecostal Women in ministry and theological education: dialoguing with Feminist insights’ (Doctoral Thesis), completed 2018
  • Narelle Melton, ‘A Pentecostal Engagement with the Old Testament Ritual Texts’ (Masters Project/Thesis), completed 2015
  • Collette Ramirez, 'A Practical Approach to Women in Leadership’ (Masters Project/Thesis), completed 2014
  • Sarah Shadlow, ‘Is Deborah Among the Judges?’ (Masters Project/Thesis), completed 2012
  • Andrew Wong, ‘Divorce and Re-marriage: A Pentecostal Perspective’ (Masters Project/Thesis), completed 2011
  • Irene Pleffer, ‘What is the attitude towards Sabbath in the life of a Salvation Army Officer?’ (Masters Project/Thesis), completed 2011
  • John Rhodes, ‘Raising Godly Leaders - Are We Doing It “Right”?: A narrative study of 1 Samuel 9-11 shedding light on the development of leaders within Australian Pentecostalism’ (Masters Project/Thesis), completed 2009
  • Sue Earl, ‘How can reference to the “flesh”’ (Masters Project/Thesis), completed 2009

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