Professor Philip Hughes
D.Theol. , M.Ed. , M.A. , B.D.(Hons) , B.A.(Hons)


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Professor Philip Hughes
Research Fellow

Philip is a member of the Faculty of Theology and specialises in the following areas: Research .

Biography

Professor Philip Hughes was a senior research officer with the Christian Research Association (CRA) from its foundation in 1985 until 2016 and has been appointed as an approved researcher by the CRA. He began working with Harvest Bible College in 2015 to assist with the development of the Doctorate of Ministry degree program. He has continued teaching research methods with Alphacrucis where he is now a Research Fellow and is currently also supervising eight doctoral students.

Professor Philip Hughes has postgraduate degrees in philosophy, theology and education, has undertaken many empirical studies in the areas of religion, values, and personal and communal wellbeing. For many years Philip Hughes was a research fellow at the Centre for Social Justice Research, Edith Cowan University. He is also an honorary research fellow with the University of Divinity.

He is particularly interested in the relationship between Christianity to culture, and has done studies of youth, rural and immigrant cultures in Australia. He has written many books on religious faith in Australia, on ministry and on religious education.

Academic Qualifications

1983

D.Theol. (South-East Asia Graduate School of Theology)
Dissertation Title Christianity and Culture: A Case in Northern Thailand

1977

M.Ed. (University of Melbourne)
Dissertation Title ;New Being’ and Religious and Moral Education

1974

M.A. (University of Melbourne)
Dissertation Title Decisions of Life-Style

1976

B.D.(Hons) (Melbourne College of Divinity)

1972

B.A.(Hons) (University of Melbourne)

Selected Publications

Hughes, Philip J. (2017). Educating for Purposeful Living. .

Hughes, P. J., Reid, Stephen, Fraser, M, (2016). A Vision for Effective Youth Ministry: Insights from Australian Research. .

Hughes, Philip J. (2016). Charting the Faith of Australians: Thirty Years in the Christian Research Association. .

Hughes, P. J., Reid, Stephen, Fraser, M, (2016). A Vision for Effective Youth Ministry: Insights from Australian Research. .

Hughes, Philip J. (2016). Charting the Faith of Australians: Thirty Years in the Christian Research Association. .

Hughes, P.J.(2015). Research Methods for Ministry and Mission (2nd edition). .

Hughes, P.J.(2015). Research Methods for Ministry and Mission (2nd edition). .

Hughes, P.J., Fraser, L. (2014). Life, Ethics and Faith in Australian Society: Facts and Figures. .

Hughes, P.J., Fraser, L. (2014). Life, Ethics and Faith in Australian Society: Facts and Figures. .

Hughes, P.J., Cronshaw, D. (2013). Baptists in Australia: A Church with a Heritage and a Future. .

Hughes, P.J., Cronshaw, D. (2013). Baptists in Australia: A Church with a Heritage and a Future. .

Hughes, P.J., Fraser, M., Reid, S. (2012). Australia's Religious Communities: Facts and Figures. .

Hughes, P.J., Fraser, M., Reid, S. (2012). Australia's Religious Communities: Facts and Figures. .

Hughes, PJ, Kaldor, P., Black, A. (2010). Spirit Matters: How Making Sense of Life Affects Wellbeing. .

Hughes, P.J.(2010). Shaping Australia's Spirituality: A Review of Christian Ministry in the Australian Context. .

Hughes, PJ, Kaldor, P., Black, A. (2010). Spirit Matters: How Making Sense of Life Affects Wellbeing. .

Hughes, P.J.(2010). Shaping Australia's Spirituality: A Review of Christian Ministry in the Australian Context. .

Hughes, P.J.(2007). Putting Life Together: Findings from Australian Youth Spirituality Research. .

Hughes, P.J.(2007). Putting Life Together: Findings from Australian Youth Spirituality Research. .

Hughes, P.J., Black, A., Kaldor, P., Bellamy, J., Castle, K. (2005). Building Stronger Communities. .

Hughes, P.J., Black, A., Kaldor, P., Bellamy, J., Castle, K. (2005). Building Stronger Communities. .

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