Dr Lyn Kidson

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Dr Lyn Kidson
Lecturer in New Testament

Lyn is a member of the Faculty of Theology and specialises in the following areas: New Testament .


On staff with Campus crusade for Christ (Student Life) from 1994 until 2001. Children and family pastor at Wentworthville Baptist church 2009-2010.

Master of Divinity from Sydney Missionary and Bible College and Master of Arts in Early Christianity at Macquarie University. PhD from Macquarie University (2018).

Research Interests

Pastoral Epistles, Rhetoric in the NT, Letterwriting, numistmatics; gender, households and wealth in early Christianity.

Academic Qualifications


Ph.D (Macquarie University)
Dissertation Title The Rhetorical Strategies of the First Chapter of 1 Timothy: The Relationship of the First Chapter to the Purpose of the Letter

Selected Publications

Lyn M. Kidson (2018). “The Woman at the Well, Jesus, and Prejudice in Samaria (John 4: 3—43),” In J. Harrison and P. Bolt, The Impact of Jesus of Nazareth: Historical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspectives. (pp. ). .

Lyn M. Kidson (2017). “Anonymous Coins, the Great Persecution and the Shadow of Sossianus Hierocles.". Journal of Ancient Civilizations, 32.

Lyn M. Kidson (2016). “‘Teaching’ and Other Persuasions: The Interpretation of Didaskein ‘to Teach’ in 1 Timothy 2:2.” In E. Murphy and D. Starling., The Gender Conversation: Evangelical Perspective on Gender, Scripture and the Christian Life. (pp. ). .

Lyn Kidson (2014). “1 Timothy: An Administrative Letter.”. Early Christianity, 5.1.

Lyn Kidson (2013). "Minting in Ephesus: Economics and Self-promotion in the Early Imperial Period.”. Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia, . | External link

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